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Question: 1 On an NIS client, the following is a portion of the output of cat /etc/passwd: +Joe:::::::: +Sam:::::::: +:*::::::::/bin/false Which of the following is true for all users other than Joe and Sam? A. They have full access. B. They are denied access. C. They are granted limited access. D. They gain access after being prompted for a shell. Answer: B Question: 2 How can a user view an X Window from a remote system on their local system? A. from the local system: export DISPLAY=local:0.0 B. from the remote system: export DISPLAY=local:0.0 C. from the local system: export DISPLAY=remote:0.0 D. from the remote system: export DISPLAY=remote:0.0 Answer: B Question: 3 Which of the following commands can be used to confirm that the FTP server is listening? A. netstat -a ftp B. netstat | grep ftp C. netstat -u | grep ftp D. netstat -a | grep ftp Answer: D Explanation: -a Display all connections and listening ports Question: 4 When a RAID 5 array is configured with a hot-spare disk under Linux, which of the following is the minimum number of drives required? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5 Answer: C
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Explanation: Raid 5 requires 3 disks. Hotspare 1. Question: 5 A system administrator wants to see if an RPM package is installed on a user workstation. Which of the following commands should be used? A. rpm -query <filename> B. rpmfind <name of package> C. rpm -qa | grep <name of package> D. find -name rpm | grep <filename> Answer: C Explanation: -q query, -a lists all installed packages Question: 6 Which of the following can be used to determine who has scheduled a job? A. who B. whodo C. at -d D. at -l Answer: D Question: 7 Which of the following encryption schemes is the LEAST secure? A. DES B. MD5 C. AES D. Blowfish Answer: A Explanation: The Data Encryption Standard, a block cipher with 64-bit blocks and a 56-bit key Like MD4, it produces a 128-bit hash. For details see RFC 1321 AES ciphers use a 128-bit block and 128, 192 or 256-bit keys A block cipher using 64-bit blocks and keys of up to 448 bits Question: 8 A Linux machine has a local address of 192.168.1.1 with subnet mask of 255.255.255.0. All services are currently denied. Which of the following lines should be appended to hosts.allow file to permit access to the Web service on the local subnet. A. httpd: 192.168.1.0/24 B. ALL: 192.168.1.255/24 C. ALL except httpd: 192.168.1.1/24 D. 192.168.1.255/255.255.255.0:httpd Answer: A
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Explanation: To permit access to the Web service, you need to permit access to the HTTP daemon (httpd). You then need to specify which IP addresses can access it. 192.168.1.0 is the network address of a host with an IP address of 192.168.1.1. The statement 'httpd: 192.168.1.' (without the 0) will allow all machines in the 192.168.1.0 subnet access to the Web service. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 364. Incorrect Answers: B. The ALL statement is invalid. It can only be used in the client list to mean 'all' IP addresses. C. The ALL statement is invalid. It can only be used in the client list to mean 'all' IP addresses. D. The server service come before the client list. Question: 9 A Linux administrator is about to install a Linux server. The server has 256MB of RAM. Which of the following sizes of the swap partition is generally recommended? A. 128MB B. 256MB C. 512MB D. 1024MB Answer: C Explanation: swap partitions are used to support virtual memory. In other words, data is written to a swap partition when there is not enough RAM to store the data your system is processing. If you are unsure about what size swap partition to create, make it twice the amount of RAM on your machine (but no larger than 2 GB). It must be of type swap. Question: 10 Which driver, if any, is required to support L3 cache on the system processor? A. msr.o B. mtrr.o C. cache.o D. No driver is required. Answer: D Question: 11 A user wants to remotely connect to a Linux system to transfer files from an oversea IP address. Which of the following programs allows the user to do this securely? A. rcp B. ftp C. sftp D. Telnet Answer: C Explanation: sftp = secure ftp
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Question: 12 When the command mke2fs -j is run, what type of system is created? A. ext2 B. ext3 C. jfs D. xfs Answer: B Explanation: Simply run mke2fs -j /dev/hdXX to create a new ext3 filesystem on that device. Question: 13 In addition to selected packages and partition maps, which of the following should also be documented during a Linux server installation? A. System hardware and user passwords B. Root password and performance baseline C. Daemon configuration and performance baseline D. System hardware and daemon configuration Answer: D Question: 14 Which of the following commands can be run to determine which package owns /etc/exports? A. rpm -qf /etc/exports B. rpm -ql /etc/exports C. rpm --file /etc/exports D. rpm --verify /etc/exports Answer: A Explanation: -q = query, -f = Lists the package that owns the specified file. Question: 15 The rot user types 'echo $PATH' and sees the following output: .:/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/src Which of the following parts of this path is considered to be a security risk? A. . B. /sbin C. /usr/src D. /usr/X11R6/bin Answer: A Explanation: A common mistake in the past (?) was to keep '.' in the root's path. Malicious hacker makes program 'ls' in his home directory. If root makes
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5m = every 5 minutes. smbmount //servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername. which of the following is the next step? A. and has a syntax similar to the tradition Linux mount command: smbmount //server/service /mountpoint Question: 17 Once a Linux Installation Disk image has been downloaded. As it's name implies smbmount is used to mount filesystems being shared using SMB. Quits and restarts sendmail every five minutes C. Samba also provides smbmount. password=mywindowspassword smbmount -t smbfs //servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername.iso system image C. C. Question: 19 Page 5 of 217 . Processes mail every five minutes Answer: D Explanation: -q[time] process saved messages in the queue at given intervals. D. B. Check the file size to ensure the file is uncorrupted Answer: C Explanation: Each package has an individual checksum that you can verify with the following command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 # cd ~hacker # ls he executes ls command of hacker's. password=mywindowspassword mount -t smbf \\servername\sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername. password=mywindowspassword mount -t samba /servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=mywindowsusername. Run /sbin/verify_iso B. Limits queue to five messages D.iso D. password=mywindowspassword Answer: A Explanation: To solve this problem. Question: 16 Which of the following commands can be used to mount a Samba share? A. Processes mail in blocks of five messages B. where package_name is the name of the package you downloaded: shell> md5sum package_name Question: 18 What is the result of the following command? Sendmail -qp5m A. Verify the checksum match for the . Run chkdsk on the .

255. which will force a route lookup to fail.conf Answer: B Explanation: The lpd system is configured via /etc/printcap. /etc/printcap C. Video card D. Which file should be edited to make this change? A. /etc/vprint B. route add -net 192.255.0 reject D. This is NOT for firewalling.0 deny B.168. This is for example used to mask out networks before using the default route. to check if the physical connection between your computer and the printer is working Question: 20 Which of the following commands can be used to configure a router to reject the address for the 192.100. Which of the following is the MOST important hardware investment for this user? A.0 netmask 255. /etc/printers/default. /etc/lpd.255.168. route add -net 192.255. Hard drive B.0/24 network using the route command? A.255. IEEE-1394 card Answer: A Question: 22 When using fdisk and a partition type of 85 is selected.255.100. Processor C. Swap B. Linux native D.0 reject Answer: D Explanation: route [-v] [-A family] add [-net|-host] target [netmask Nm] [gw Gw] [metric N] [mss M] [window W] [irtt I] [reject] [mod] [dyn] [reinstate] [[dev] If] reject install a blocking route.100.0 netmask 255.0 deny C.conf D. which kind of partition will be created? A. Reiserfs C.168.168.100. Before configuring /etc/printcap it is a good idea to make a printer test.255. route del -net 192.0 netmask 255. They have a limited budget.168.100.255.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A Linux technician would like to change the default lpr queue to print to a new printer. route del -net 192. Question: 21 A company wants to install a Linux server to act as an internal file and print server. Linux extended Answer: D Page 6 of 217 .0 netmask 255.

Which of the following applications would allow the user to configure the WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) key? A. Man -info ls Answer: A Explanation: Texinfo is a documentation system that uses a single source file to produce both online information and printed output. Info ls B. Cat filename | more 15 Page 7 of 217 . Most likely. please see the Texinfo manual (written in Texinfo itself). running this command from your shell: info texinfo Question: 24 A user needs to attach a Linux laptop to a wireless access point using 802. I C. Infoman ls C. Cat filename | less 15 C. L B. Tail 15 filename B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: 82 Linux Swap 83 Linux native 85 Linux extended Question: 23 The man page for the 'ls' command states: The full documentation for ls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. wlancfg C. It is primarily designed for writing software manuals. netconfig Answer: B Question: 25 When the application 'top' is used. Text ls D. M Answer: C Question: 26 Which of the following commands will display the last 15 lines of an application log? A. WINE B. For a full description of the Texinfo language and associated tools. R D. wl-keygen D.11b. which of the following interactive commands in 'top' will display the process with highest memory usage? A. Grep -l 15 | cat D. Which of the following commands will retrieve the full documentation for the ls command? A.

iptables natadd D. Last C. IP addresses and port numbers will be printed in numeric format. all chains are listed. --numeric Numeric output. the program will try to display them as host names. --lines=N output the last N lines. Modinfo -u bsmith 555-1234 C. which contains all the bad login attempts.. iptables -A -D -C Answer: B Explanation: -n. iptables -n -L C. network names. The exact output is effected by the other arguments given. in which case the chain(s) will be atomically listed and zeroed. [FILE]. Groupadd -u bsmith -c 555-1234 Answer: A Explanation: usermod [-c comment] [-d home_dir [-m]] Question: 30 Suppose b is a link to another file. -L. except that by default it shows a log of the file /var/log/btmp. By default.. Cat /var/log/wtmp D. -n.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Explanation: tail [OPTION]. Question: 28 Which of the following commands is used to check the current iptables configuration? A. If no chain is selected. instead of the last 10 Question: 27 Which of the following commands will allow a system administrator to determine which user have attempted to logon but failed? A. Lastb B. It is legal to specify the -Z (zero) option as well. The output of ls -l b is: Page 8 of 217 . or services (whenever applicable). Cat /var/log/btmp Answer: A Explanation: Lastb is the same as last.. --list List all rules in the selected chain. iptables -LFZ B. Useradd -u bsmith -c 555-1234 D. Usermod -c 555-1234 bsmith B.. Question: 29 Which of the following commands allows an administrator to add an existing user's phone number to the system as a comment? A.

cat /var/log/messages | grep CPU Answer: A Explanation: dmesg is used to examine or control the kernel ring buffer. Permissions for the target file are set to 600 while permissions listed for the link are unchanged. The user will receive an error message. This is not a problem since the permissions of symbolic links are never used. ssh -crypto=3des 10.1 B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 1 Jun 13 12:44 b -> a Which of the following is the effect if root issues the command 'chmod 600 b' A. chmod changes the permissions of the pointed-to file. for each symbolic link listed on the command line.10. In contrast. B. dmesg | grep CPU B. Answer: C Explanation: chmodnever changes the permissions of symbolic links.10.10. cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep CPU C. D.1 D. cupsd Page 9 of 217 . ssh -a 3des 10. Question: 33 Which of the following daemons could be used for printing on a Linux system? A.10.1? A. The program helps users to print out their bootup messages.10. chmod ignores symbolic links encountered during recursive directory traversals Question: 31 Which of the following commands can be used to gather information about the CPU found during boot? A. However.10. ssh -c 3des 10. Permissions associated with the symbolic link itself are set to 600 while permissions for the target file are unchanged. find /var/log/dmesg | grep CPU D.10. Question: 32 Which of the following is the correct way to specify the algorithm for an SSH (Secure Shell) connection to 10. Permissions listed for oth the symbolic link and the target file are changed. lprd B.10. C.1 Answer: B Explanation: -c blowfish|3des|des Selects the cipher to use for encrypting the session. ssh -alg=3des 10.1 C.10. sane C.10.

vi /~user/. usbmain B. usb-storage Answer: B Question: 36 A newly created user. ifconfig eth0 dstaddr 10.1 C. Which of the following commands can be used to do this? A. john.1 D. route add default gw 10. ifconfig eth0 gateway 10.1. usbcore C.1. The router has an IP address of 10.common unix printing system daemon Question: 34 A new router is installed to share the Internet connection for all users on the LAN (Local Area Network).1. Answer: C Question: 37 A Linux system administrator needs to edit the quotas for a user. but should not have this access. Which of the following MOST likely caused this? A. User john was created with the same UID (User ID) as the removed user named joe. User john is forwarding all of his mail to joe. route change gateway 10.1.1.1 Answer: A Explanation: route[-v] [-A family] add [-net|-host] target [netmask Nm] [gw Gw] [metric N] [mss M] [window W] [irtt I] Question: 35 Which of the following modules is the first to load to provide any USB functionality? A.1. Which of the following commands on the client allows Internet access on the Linux workstations? A. quota -e user C.1. B. usb-ohci D. reports that he has access to the file '/var/mail/joe'.1. User joe's email is still cached by the system although his UID (User ID) has been removed.user D. Edquota user B. postfix Answer: C Explanation: cupsd .1.1 B.1 on the LAN-side interface. User john and joe are sharing a home directory.1.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D.quota Answer: A Page 10 of 217 . vi /quota. C. D.

day of the week (0-6 with 0=Sunday). The first five are integers that specify the following: minute (0-59). Answer: D Explanation: crontab [file] A crontab file consists of lines of six fields each.. using the cron service? A. day of the month (131). Groupuse C. D. but by default. Useradd B. showqueue -h printhost C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: edquota [ -p protoname ] [ -ug ] [ -r ] [ -F format-name ] username.daily B.. /sbin/init C. lpstat -h printhost B. User2group Answer: A Question: 39 How could a user arrange for a command to be run daily at a certain time on a Linux system. /bin/init B. month of the year (1-12). login to the server as the root userid and edit the files: /etc/xinetd. Edit /etc/periodic/cron. /etc/xinetd. these services are not enabled. Specify the schedule using entries in a file at /etc/cron.d/telnet Answer: D Explanation: Linux is configured to run the Telnet and FTP server. The fields are separated by spaces or tabs. hour (0-23).conf C. Question: 38 Which of the following commands will add a user to a group from a Telnet session? A. Question: 40 Which of the following files can be edited to enable the Telnet service? A. Use a text editor to create a file in /var/cron that specifies the schedule. Groupset D. and use crontab to install the file. find the line for disableand change it from the value "yes" to "no". /etc/init. Create a file to specify the schedule. cups --queue -h printhost Page 11 of 217 .d/telnet In this file. To enable the telnet these service. Question: 41 Which of the following commands could be used to show the waiting print jobs on printhost using the CUPS printing system? A.d/telnet D.

chmod 1777 /tmp C. The cron process should have a lower PID (Process ID). B. The httpd program is not normally in /usr/. Some commands behave abnormally D. One of the hard drivs has crashed Answer: C Question: 44 The administrator needs to set permissions on the /tmp directory as follows: drwxrwxrwt 9 root root 4096 Jun 13 09:42 tmp Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A. chmod 2777 /tmp D. Answer: B Explanation: /usr/. C. The getty program should not run with 38400 baud. chmod 4777 /tmp Answer: B Page 12 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. lpr --list-jobs -h printhost Answer: A Explanation: lpstat [ -E ] [ -h server ] [ -l ] [ -W which-jobs ] [ -a [ destination(s) ] ] [ -c [ class(es) ] [ -d ] [ -o [ destination(s) ] ] [ -p [ printer(s) ] ] [ -r ] [ -R ] [ -s ] [ -t ] [ -u [ user(s) ] ] [ -v [ printer(s) ] ] -h server Specifies the CUPS server to communicate with. The /root file system is full. Question: 43 A system is very likely compromised if which of the following has occurred? A.sbin/httpd 775 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/X11/xdm 776 tty1 Ss+ 0:00 /sbin/getty 38400 tty1 Which of the following should be investigated? A. Question: 42 The administrator suspects the system has been compromised and runs the ps command: 615 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/sshd 624 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/bin/X11/xfs -daemon 707 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/sbin/cron 709 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/. D. The xfs process should not be run in daemon modes. The system is extremely slow B.sbin is a hidden catalog.sbin. C. chmod 0777 /tmp B.

vfat D. those mentioned in /proc/partitions (if that exists) are used. which of the following file systems would be accessible from both Windows and Linux operating system? A. ls /dev/disks/* D. + B. Question: 49 Page 13 of 217 . ! D. ufs C. xfs B. Which of the following technologies would allow these server to connect directly to the tape library? A. / Answer: C Question: 47 On a dual-boot system.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: 1000 . Single-Ended SCSI C. Fibre Channel D. 10 kilometers device to device (optical) Question: 46 Which of the following symbols is added to the beginning of the password field in the /etc/passwd file so that the user cannot log in? A. Question: 45 Six Linux servers share a tape library in a different room located 80 meters away. IEEE-1394 Answer: C Explanation: 30 meters device to device (copper).Turn on sticky bit. reiserfs Answer: C Question: 48 Which of the following commands could be used to display all recognized drives and all existing partitions? A. Differential SCSI B. C. fdisk -l B. showdrives C. If no devices are given. cat /proc/disks Answer: A Explanation: -l List the partition tables for the specified devices and then exit.

what type of installation file is created by the following command? tar cvvjf filename file4 file2 file12 A. jar archieve B. Answer: A Question: 51 To which of the following IRQ settings does ttyS1 default on a Linux server? A. Which of the following should be done to repair the file system? A. Update the root. 12 Answer: A Question: 52 When executed. Page 14 of 217 . bzip2 tarball D. /etc/acpi. Update the named. 3 B. Answer: B Explanation: fsck is used to check and optionally repair a one or more Linux file systems. B.conf C. gzip archieve C. D. Use a bootable Linux medium to boot into Linux and run fdisk. but hard drive diagnostics indicate that the drive is working properly.root file C. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 If a system uses ACPI (Advanced Control and Power Interface). /etc/acpi/powerbutton Answer: C Question: 50 The DNS administrator learns that the IP address of one of the Internet root name servers has been changed. even in single-user mode. /etc/acpi/events/power D. 4 D. 5 C. which of the following files would be edited to map the power button to the desired command? A. B.arpa file. Use the custom tool provided by the hard drive manufacturer.conf B. lha tarball Answer: C Question: 53 A Linux system will not boot. Use a bootable Linux medium to boot into Linux and run fsck. Reinstall Linux from the original install drive and apply all patches. Update the in-addr. Update the resolve. /etc/modules.hints file.conf file D. Which is the next course of action? A.

such as buffer overflows. B.0.168. It can perform protocol analysis. packet sniffing. and packet logging Answer: D Explanation: Snort is a lightweight network intrusion detection system.OpenSSH SSH client (remote login program) -l login_name Specifies the user to log in as on the remote machine -6 Forces ssh to use IPv6 addresses only. sshd -l user 192.100 C. C. Snort has a real-time alerting Page 15 of 217 . password cracking. and malware detection C. Boot using a rescue disk. sshd -6192. Intrusion detection.168. Boot using a rescue disk. bash -r C. verify the lilo. stealth port scans. virus detection. OS fingerprinting attempts.0. Snort uses a flexible rules language to describe traffic that it should collect or pass.0. B.168.conf file and run "fdisk /mbr" D. exec bash D.100 D. Intrusion detection.conf file and run "fixboot --mbr -t lilo". Intrusion detection.0. bash -limited Answer: B Question: 56 Which of the following commands should be used to allow SSH (Secure Shell) to connect to a server with IP address 192. ssh -6 -l user 192. vulnerability assessment. Boot using a live CD distribution and run chroot. and run lilo. and network scanning D. CGI attacks.100 B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 54 The MBR (master boot record) created from lilo on a system is corrupt. rbash B. and network mapping. Question: 57 The primary usages of the Snort application include which of the following? A. Answer: D Question: 55 The company hires a temporary employee and wants to provide limited access to its production server. Intrusion detection. SMB probes. How can this be fixed? A. ssh -l user 192. verify the lilo. and much more.168. as well as a detection engine that utilizes a modular plugin architecture. Which of the following would accomplish the goal? A.168.100 Answer: B Explanation: ssh . content searching/matching and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes.conf.100? A. capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. Boot using the Linux distribution installation CD and run fsck on the /boot partition. verify the lilo.0.

It can be used as a straight packet sniffer like tcpdump. Assign private permissions on the directory using 'chown g+s /home/ourgroup'. etc).168.0 up Which of the following will this command accomplish? A.120 netmask 255. B. or WinPopup messages to Windows clients using Samba's smbclient.255. log --list Page 16 of 217 . httpd -d /home/user/html B.0. Set the sticky bit using 'chmod 2770 /home/ourgroup'.168.168. the eth0 will be set to 192. incorporating alerting mechanisms for syslog. At the next reboot. Which of the following commands searches the "/var/log/wtmp" file and displays who has logged onto the machine and when they logged on? A. Set permanent permissions on the directory by running 'mkdir g+s /home/ourgroup'. a packet logger (useful for network traffic debugging.120 B. Answer: A Question: 59 The following command is about to be executed: Ifconfig eth0192. Set the SGID bit using 'chmod g+s /home/ourgroup'.120 on eth0. Adds an alias for 192.0. httpd --directory /home/user/html Answer: A Explanation: httpd [ -X ] [ -R libexecdir ] [ -d serverroot ] [ -f config ] [ -C directive ] [ -c directive ] [ -D parameter ] Question: 61 A system administrator routinely needs to see the list of who has logged in and logged out on a machine as well as their login times. Sets eth0 to 192. Which of the following actions will accomplish this? A.255. a UNIX socket.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 capability as well.120 Answer: A Question: 60 How can the Apache working directory be set to /home/user/html from the commans line? A. httpd -r /home/user/html C. a user specified file.0. w B. C.168. Sets eth0 to listen for all addresses.0. D. D. who C. C. httpd --root /home/user/html D. Snort has three primary uses. or as a full blown network intrusion detection system. last D. Question: 58 Files created in the /home/ourgroup directory need to automatically have group ownership that is identical to the directory itself.

. mkisofs /tmp/tocd | cdrecord dev=0. security = share D. Page 17 of 217 . and terminals. The /etc/passwd file is unchanged.0Answer: D Explanation: cdrecord [ general options ] dev=device [ track options ] track1. guest ok = yes B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Explanation: Shows login information about users. browseable = yes Answer: A Explanation: The guest ok parameter means access will be permitted as the default guest user Question: 64 If the /etc/shadow file does not exist when pwconv is run. /etc/passwd is renamed to /etc/shadow and a new soft link is created. Which of the following commands could do this? A. C. B. The system will give an error message. cdrecord -R /tmp/tocd B.trackn Question: 63 Review the following Samba configuration file entry: [global] workgroup = NT-FAKERS netbios name = DUDE security = share browseable = yes [public] guest ok = yes writeable = yes security = share browseable = yes path = /export/public Which of the following lines allows the user to access the public share on this server without authentication? A. Entries in the /etc/passwd file are added to a new /etc/shadow file. writeable = yes C.. Question: 62 A user wants to copy files in the directory /tmp/tocd to the first recordable CD-ROM (CDRW) device. hosts. dd if=/tmp/tocd of=/dev/write D. mkisofs -o /dev/cd /temp/tocd C.0. which of the following occur? A.

XF86Config C. The manufacturer's development library D. Which of the following is needed to make these drivers work? A. smbmount //servername/sharename /mountdirectory -o username=windowsusername. XFree86Config Page 18 of 217 . 1777 B. password and aging information) that exist in an /etc/passwd entry will be moved to the corresponding entry in /etc/shadow. //servername/sharename /mountdirectory sambafs username=windowsusername.conf D. The drivers may be downloaded in source code form only. The Linux kernel sources for the installed kernel Answer: D Question: 68 Which of the following files holds the XFree86 configuration by default? A. Answer: D Explanation: The pwconv command creates and updates /etc/shadow with information from /etc/passwd. //servername/sharename /mountdirectory smbfs username=windowsusername. The manufacturer's installation kit C. but no binary drivers are provided. XF86. 0222 Answer: A Question: 67 The network card in the server is on the Linux distributor's HCL (Hardware Compatibility List).password=windowspassword 0 0 B. 0755 D.password=windowspassword Answer: B Question: 66 Which of the following are the default permission of /tmp? A. 1755 C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. The distributor's source code B.conf B. this command will create /etc/shadow with information from /etc/passwd.password=windowspassword 0 0 C. XFree86. Question: 65 Which of the following fstab entries will mount a Samba share at boot time? A.password=windowspassword 0 0 D. servername:sharename /mountdirectory smbfs username=windowsusername. If the /etc/shadow file does not exist. Password attributes in /etc/passwd are moved to a corresponding entry in a new /etc/shadow file. Password attributes (for example.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 69 A system administrator has recently downloaded a network analysis toll from a FTP repository. PHP C. D. /etc/defaults/date Answer: B Question: 73 The pwconv command does the following? Page 19 of 217 . Answer: D Question: 70 A mid-sized technology firm wants a dedicated machine to analyze data from previous client projects. MySQL D. suspicious behavior is noted. How can it be verified that the package has not been altered? A. /etc/default_time D. KDE B. Which of the following server packages would MOST likely be installed? A. Download the MD5 hash file from the original software developer's website and compare it against the MD5 hash generated from the downloaded file. C. nispasswd D. /etc/localtime C. Uninstall the application and re-install it while in single user mode and carefully watch the install logs for suspicious activity. Download the MD5 hash file from the original FTP site and compare it against the MD5 hash generated from the downloaded file. ypwhich B. After installation of the tool. /etc/timezone B. ypcat passwd Answer: D Question: 72 Which of the following files sets the default time zone used by the date command? A. LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) Answer: C Question: 71 Which of the following commands can be used to verify that an NIS client is reading authentication information from the NIS server? A. B. Boot the system from a live CD distribution and run the fsck tool on the partition where the package is installed. yppasswd C.

-uid 0 B. C.htaccess B. moves the encrypted passwords into it. Manual Answer: B Question: 75 Which of the following services commonly uses Port 139? A.conf C.conf D. and places an x in the password field of the /etc/passwd file. access. C. grep -u root . It removes the /etc/shadow file and places the encrypted passwords in the second field of the /etc/passwd file. srm. It removes the /usr/lib/shadow file and places the encrypted passwords in the second field of the /etc/passwd file. find . POP3 Answer: B Question: 76 Which Apache configuration file controls the mapping of SSL certificates? A.conf Answer: C Question: 77 Which of the following commands will recursively search through all subdirectories from the current directory for files owned by the root user? A. . grep -r root . find .-uname root Answer: A Question: 78 Page 20 of 217 . FTP D. Locate D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. D. DNS B. Answer: C Question: 74 When a user begins to use a shell. Help C. B. and places an x in the password field of the /etc/passwd file. SMB C. moves the encrypted passwords into it. the only information showing is the prompt. Which of the following can be used to determine which commands are available? A. It creates the /etc/shadow file. It creates the /usr/lib/shadow file. D. Man B. httpd.

:30s/test/TEST/g D.t-a-y-l-o-r. Full B. As an accessible device in /dev C. PATH=PATH$:/usr/local/program1/bin Answer: C Question: 79 An error was returned stating that the proper MPEG-2 codec could not be found. However. In the user's home directory B.html Question: 81 ` backup? A. setenv PATH=$PATH: /usr/local/program1/bin C. Page 21 of 217 .30s/test/TEST/g Answer: D Explanation: Any command that begins with a ":" is called a line mode command and performs its duty on the line the cursor is currently on. where should it be placed? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 What command should be run in order to add /usr/local/program1/bin to the path and make it active in the current shell? A. Answer: C Question: 80 How can a Linux user use vi to edit the first 30 lines of a 60-line file and replace all occurrences of 'test' to 'TEST'? A. :/s/test/TEST/g C. In the application's specific codec directory D. setpath PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/program1/bin B. :s/test/TEST/g B. Partial D. Which of the following is considered the BEST practice method to do this? A. then compiled into it.56s/guy/gal/gTaken from http://unix. Incremental Answer: D Question: 82 A system administrator of a 200-server network wants to simplify routine monitoring of log files on each server. For example. In the program's source directory. Create a script on the administrator's workstation to attach to each server and copy its log files to the local drive. you can override vi's default of operating only on the current line by preceding them with a range of line numbers. :1. Once the correct codec is received.com/VBsr. if we wanted to replace guy with gal on lines 32 through 56 we would type :32. Modular C. export PATH=$PATH: /usr/local/program1/bin D.

3 C. C. Run fsck on each file system and try to mount again. Infrared remote control configuration files Answer: C Question: 84 After a power outage. if you do not have networking) 3 .unused 5 .Single user mode 2 . 5 D. Modify the syslog. 6 Answer: B Explanation: Default runlevel.halt (Do NOT set initdefault to this) 1 . Service startup scripts D. The file systems are unable to be mounted manually. New user templates B. Reinstall the operating system. Specify the administrator's workstation as the destination and "*" for which log files to forward.Multiuser. 0 B. Which of the following should be done first? A.conf file on each server so log files are forwarded to 'loghost'. Reboot to runlevel 6. The runlevels used by RHS are: 0 . Run logcp at each server. Edit /etc/fstab and correct any problems identified. Create a new server called 'loghost'.X11 6 . without NFS (The same as 3. Question: 85 Which of the following runlevels is generally used to ensure the Linux server will boot into full multi-user mode without starting X Windows? A. B. Answer: D Explanation: fsck is used to check and optionally repair a one or more Linux file systems. D. a Linux machine reboots but fails to mount all of its file systems.reboot (Do NOT set initdefault to this) Page 22 of 217 .d directory? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B.Full multiuser mode 4 . D. Question: 83 Which of the following is contained in the init. Access control lists C. C. Create a script on each server to analyze each of the log files on the server and forward important information to the administrator's workstation. Answer: B Explanation: The answer is to have a special server set up to centrally receive all log files from the different boxes in the network.

equiv D.allow C. kerneld B. printcap B. Which of the following services will allow the workstation to automatically set the time? A. Change the order in which DNS and hosts are used by editing /etc/nsswitch.allow Answer: C Question: 88 Users being reporting 'Unable to obtain IP address' error messages. Question: 87 LPR access for specific hosts can be configured in which of the following files? A. Routed D. Named C.conf file is used to configure which services are to be used to determine information such as hostnames.conf D. password files. find / -mtime 2 C. whereis -time 2 D.conf Answer: D Explanation: The /etc/nsswitch. Use a higher serial number in the DNS zone file. Move the NIS entry beneath the DNS entries in /etc/resolv. locate -t2 B. B. Which of the following daemons should the administrator verify is running? A. hosts. hosts. NTP (Network Tim Protocol) D. NNTP (Network News Transport Protocol) Answer: C Question: 90 Which of the following commands will locate files that have been modified in the past two days? A. dhcpd Answer: D Question: 89 An administrator need to synchronize a workstation's system time with a network server.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 86 How can an administrator prevent /etc/hosts from overriding DNS resolution? A. C. Time B. Use a firewall to close the port used by "hosts". grep / -ctime 2 Page 23 of 217 . lpd. and group files. utime C.

255. chmod 710 filename D.] [expression] -mtime n File's data was last modified n*24 hours ago..5.255. 255.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Explanation: find [path. chmod u+x. chown 720 filename Answer: B Question: 92 The administrator must change the IP address of the server to 192.0 D.5. chmod u+x. including information about userid transition points? A. -u Show uid transitions.4/26.0 B.255.168. 192. Question: 94 Shadow passwords are disabled on a Linux server. Which of the following is the correct representation of the subnet mask? A. pstree -u B. Whenever the uid of a process differs from the uid of its parent. top --map -u Answer: A Explanation: pstree shows running processes as a tree.g-w.168. Question: 91 A superuser wants to transform the following permission set from -rw-r--r-.o-r filename C. 255.g+w-r. Which of the following appears after a user's name in the /etc/passwd file when a user account is disabled? Page 24 of 217 ..168. psgraph -u C.5. ps --map -u D.1 root root 4096 Apr 20 17:30 filename To -rwx-w---. 192.o-r filename B.255 C.192 Answer: D Question: 93 Which of the following command lines can be used to show a map of the current process hierarchy.255.1 root root 4096 Apr 20 17:40 filename Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A. the new uid is shown in parentheses after the process name.

All users B.bz2 Answer: B Question: 98 A user wants the script 'name1' to process the contents of the file 'name2'.20. bzip -d package.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A.o -v /boot/initrd-2. will no longer boot.4.20 D.o">>/etc/modules. name1 | name2 > name3 B.rpm. Only root and file owner C.o B.20.rpm. the Acme driver (acme. Which of the following commands will fix the problem? A.o) is manually loaded and works.bz2. then redirect the output to the program 'name3'. bunzip package.20.rpm. and group owner Answer: B Question: 96 An Acme SCSI controller was installed on the server to support the boot drive. modprobe -p acme. name1 > name2 | name3 D.bz2 B. bunzip2 package. Only root and group owner D.gz 2. name1 | name2 < name3 Page 25 of 217 . B. which runs LILO and uses kernel 2. After booting from the recovery CD-ROM.4. bzip2 --uncompress package. The driver is also available in the modules directory on the server's hard drive. X ? & * Answer: D Question: 95 When a user runs s l the following output is displayed: drwxrwxrwt 3 john1 users2 4096 Aug 06 13:42 research Who has permission to delete files in this directory? A. Only root. mkinitrd -f --with=acme.gz 2.bz2 D.bz2 C. Which of the following commands will uncompress the file for use? A.o /boot/initrd-2. name1 < name2 | name3 C.rpm.4.4. cat "alias scsi_hostcontroller acme. D. lilo append=acme. Which of the following shell commands will do this? A.20 C. file owner.rpm. The system. C.conf Answer: C Question: 97 A user receives a file named package.4.

Reference: Roderick W. Ask the superuser to remove the report from the queue because users cannot do this. and can be extended using the 'swapon' command. You can mount an ext2 file system using the 'mount -t ext2' command. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 39. It cannot be used to delete individual print jobs. A user can delete any print jobs that belong to the user. ext2 B. The command is issued with the job ID to delete a print job. The print queue and job Ids can be viewed with the lpq command. Question: 101 What does the lpq command do? A. He now wants to remove the report from the printer queue. Smith. D. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 100 A Linux user has sent a report to the printer queue. Page 26 of 217 . but then realizes he needs to make corrections to the report. Use the lpq command to remove the job B. The swap partition is configured during setup. Which of the following should be done? A. but not to delete print jobs. Use the lprm command to remove the report D. Use the kill command to remove the report C. vfat C. You can mount an VFAT file system using the 'mount -t vfat' command. Smith. Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: The lprm command can be used to remove one or more print jobs from the print queue. You can mount an iso9660 file system using the 'mount -t iso9660' command (iso9660 is used for CD-ROM drives). Answer: C. B. swap D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 99 Which of the following file systems CANNOT be mounted by using the mount command? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 557. This is not a 'mounted' file system. The lpq command is used to view the print queue. Prints a file. 465. Incorrect Answers: A. The kill command is used to end a process. iso9660 Answer: C Explanation: The Swap file system is used as virtual memory. B.

New Riders. Question: 103 The system administrator needs to create two new groups. Shows status of the print queue. not the lpq command. D. Enter the group data in the /etc/group. Incorrect Answers: A. C. The lprm command is used to remove a print job. D. C. B. There is no 'Administrator' group in Linux. Question: 102 A system administrator who has forgotten his root password on a server can do which of the following to change the root password? A. Use the groupadd command.conf file. Answer: D. C. Use the newgrp command. The information displayed includes the print job IDs and owners. not the lpq command. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 556. Answer: D. B. C. A sniffer can only be used to capture a password traveling over the network. C. You would still need to be logged in to change the password. Explanation: If you forget the root password. Use the creategroup command. Which of the following should be done to accomplish this? A. Reference: Roderick W. B. Sets up a printer on the system. The /etc/printcap file can be used to set up a printer. 'develop' and 'admin'. Page 27 of 217 . not the lpq command. Incorrect Answers: A. you would still need the local root password. The lpr command is used to print. D. Smith. you can boot init into the shell and change the password using the following commands: boot: Linux init=/bin/sh bash# mount -o remount / -rw bash# passwd root Reference: Michael J. Tobler. Edit the /etc/inittab file to load without NIS. The equivalent is the 'Root' group. Explanation: The lpq command is used to display the status of the print queue. Use the passwd command from the administrator group. Reboot the system in runlevel 1 and use "init=/bin/sh" as a boot option. Inside Linux: Page 466.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. Answer: B. If you bypassed NIS. Use the brute-force password sniffer. Removes a print job. B.

Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 368. Which of the following network utilities should be used? A. Question: 105 A user needs to securely connect to a server. chown -R /tmp/data/user1 user2 C. Smith. chown user2 /tmp/data/user1 user2 Answer: C. Smith. Creategroup is a non-existent command. B. The syntax is incorrect. It is mandatory that encrypted passwords be used.conf file. There is no group. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: The groupadd command is used to create new groups. telnet Answer: A. The -R option makes the command recursive meaning that the ownership will be changed on the entire contents of the directory. All data and passwords are encrypted over the connection. Incorrect Answers: A. The new owner should be entered before the directory/file name. rsh C. D. Reference: Roderick W. Explanation: SSH (Secure Shell) provides a secure connection between an SSH server and an SSH host. The new owner is entered twice. It cannot be used to create a group. The newgrp command is used to change a user accounts group membership. Page 28 of 217 . C. Linux for Windows NT/2000 Administrators: page 212. ssh B. Reference: Mark Minasi. Explanation: The syntax of the chown command is 'chown <new owner> <directory/file>'. Question: 104 How would an administrator change the ownership of the directory /tmp/data/user1 from the account 'user1' to the account 'user2'? A. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect answers: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 270. chown /tmp/data/user2 user 1 B. Sybex. chown -R user2 /tmp/data/user1 D. tftp D. It should only be entered once.

C. Explanation: Page 29 of 217 . /usr/skel B. The /usr/src/linux/devices directory Answer: A. It allows a user on one system to run programs on another system without authentication.d/aliasd restart Answer: A Question: 107 A system is going to have its memory and CPU upgraded.newaliases B . TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) is used to transfer files over a network. This information will be created in Linux in which of the following? A. C.makemap newaliases C . RSH should be disabled on servers. Question: 108 When a new user account is created. /etc/start D.conf file. Telnet sends passwords in plain text. The /dev/hwinfo.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect answers: B. It is not used to securely connect to a server.conf file. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 476. It's a virtual file system created by Linux to provide information about hardware devices. Smith. Question: 106 Which of the following commands should be run after editing the /etc/aliases file in order for sendmail to recognize any changes to that file? A . There is no hwinfo. The /etc/hwinfo. the command 'cat /proc/cpuinfo' will display information about the CPU. Explanation: The /proc directory isn't actually a directory. Incorrect Answers: B. D. The /usr directory contains Linux documentation and program files. /etc/skel C. Reference: Roderick W. It doesn't contain any machine specific data./etc/init.conf file D. /etc/default Answer: B. There is no hwinfo. The /proc directory B.killall -HUP sendmail D . D. the default settings are copied from which of the following? A. RSH (Remote Shell) is very insecure.conf file C. For example.

The -rf option. Incorrect Answers: A. will remove all files from the /tmp directory by prompting the user for the root password? A. There is no comp command. Question: 109 Which if the following commands can be used to compare two text files to find out how they are different? A.demon. filediff Answer: B. This is the incorrect path to the default user account configuration files. make the command recursive and forceful (i. This is the incorrect path to the default user account configuration files. compare D. it won't ask you to confirm the file deletion).oreillynet.htm Incorrect Answers: A. rm -rf /tmp/* -su C. cirtmp B. This is the incorrect path to the default user account configuration files. Reference: http://www. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 260. Smith. There is no compare command. Explanation: The diff command is used to display line by line differences between pairs of text files.html Page 30 of 217 .uk/ccfaq/common.com/linux/cmd/s/su. Reference: http://www. su -c "rm -rf /tmp*" Answer: D Explanation: The su command is used to switch to another user account. although 'compare' can be used as an option for the 'tar' utility.e. The rm command is used to remove the files. The -c option tells Linux to run a command in the context of the root account. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 When a new user account is created. If no username is specified with the su command. There is no filediff command.co.numenor. su "rm 'rf /tmp*" D. then Linux assumes that you want to change to the root user account. diff C. comp B. D. when issued from a non-root user. C. the default configuration files are copied from the /etc/skel directory. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 110 What command.

pl?page=usr_03. g25 Answer: B. "25G" puts you on line 25.sourceforge. Smith.5 Incorrect Answers: A. C. The ls command is used to list the contents of a directory. Question: 111 Which of the following commands can be used to go to the 25th line of a file in vi? A.txt#03. rm B. tar -cvf www.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. The "G" is case sensitive and follows the line number. ls C.net/cgi-bin/vim2html2. Incorrect Answers: A. There is no cirtmp command. For example. D. Reference: Roderick W. C. Question: 112 Which of the following commands can be used to create new directories? A. Reference: http://vimdoc. G25 D. this command positions you at the given line number. Question: 113 A customer wants to backup her entire Website into a file. B. You must use the "G" command to go to a specific line. tar -cvf /home/httpd/ webbackup. Which if the following commands would best accomplish this? A. The rm command is used to remove a file or directory. The "G" must follow the line number. tar -cvf /home/httpd /dev/st0 C. C. You must use the -c option with su if you want it to run a command after switching user.tar Page 31 of 217 . :25 B.tar /home/httpd/ B. B. You must use su to switch user before the remove command. The mv command is used to move or rename a file or directory. mv D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 523. mkdir Answer: D. 25G C. Explanation: The way to go to a specific line in Vi is to use the "G" command. Explanation: The mkdir command is used to create new directories. With a count.

you must use the '--file' option. Page 32 of 217 . when using 'tar' to backup to a tape drive.tar /home/httpd/ Answer: A. umask C. D. Smith. However. tar -cvf /dev/st0/web. Answer: A. Explanation: The syntax of the tar command is 'tar <options> <filename> <files to add>'. For example. D.tar. C. The source files and destination file are in the wrong order. C. Reference: Roderick W. the creator of the file is the owner of the file and the group is the owners primary group. This command is trying to backup the files to a tape drive. You must specify a filename when using the tar command. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 194/5. To indicate that Smith's home directory is shared by other members of his group. D. Reference: Roderick W. In this question. the contents of the /home/httpd directory (the default location for a website) are backed up to a file named www. fmask D. The mask command is used when configuring the IP address of a Linux computer. Fmask is a non-existent command. However. Question: 114 Which of the following commands is used to set default file permissions for any newly created file? A. C. the file has a default set of permissions. Incorrect Answers: A. To force Smith to change his password at his next login. these default settings are known as the user mask can be changed with the umask command. Incorrect Answers: B. verbose and forceful. Createmask is a non-existent command. mask B. The -cvf options mean compressed. To deactivate Smith's account. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 258. B. Explanation: When a file is created. Question: 115 The following is an extract in a password file: Smith: * : 1133 : 334 : John Smith: /usr/people/jsmith: /bin/tcsh What is the purpose of the "*" IN Smith's password field? A. Smith. createMask Answer: B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. To indicate that Smith is a superuser.

The "*" is in the password field and so is not related to the users' home directory. The "*" is in the password field and so does not indicate that the account is a superuser. Question: 116 A Linux system is planned to have both an Ethernet card and a modem. It would not be useful in this case. Explanation: The pump command is used to verify that the computer is receiving DHCP information from the DHCP servers. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 628. D. Incorrect Answers: B. DNS B. Inside Linux: Page 397. DNS (Domain Name System) is used to resolve host names to IP addresses. To enable the account. the account doesn't have a password. A. you must specify a password with the passwd command. Pump C. XFree86 D. Which if the following services should be considered for installation? A. Router Answer: B. Reference: Michael J. It's output included the IP address. nntpd B. It would not be useful in this case. Smith. D. Reference: Roderick W. The user will not be able to log in when the password field contains a "*" because the account is disabled. The password field in the password file contains a "*". You can disable an account by placing a "*" in the password field of the password file. Incorrect Answers. New Riders. Page 33 of 217 . It would not be useful in this case. SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is used for the monitoring of hardware devices. On each of these networks the IP addresses are dynamically assigned.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: When you create a user account with the adduser command. Question: 117 Which if the following services is installed when a "workstation" installation is selected? A. Tobler. Explanation: XFree86 provides a graphic user interface and is installed by default when a workstation installation is selected. Squid C. dhcpd Answer: C. C. C. A router is used to route traffic between networks. netmask and DHCP server address. SNMP D.

D. not the /boot directory. Page 34 of 217 . Explanation: LILO (the Linux boot loader) is installed by default in the Master Boot Record (MBR). D. This is a server service and is not installed in a workstation configuration. In the /usr/sbin directory. which can only be read by the root user. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Roderick W. The Shadow Password Suite does not encrypt the password file. In the master boot record. This file can be read by anyone. Incorrect Answers: A. LILO is installed by default in the Master Boot Record. Question: 119 Why is the Shadow Password Suite important? A. LILO is installed by default in the Master Boot Record. Smith. Smith. Incorrect Answers: A. The Shadow Password Suite does not change the password encryption. It improves the encryption for all passwords in the /etc/passwd file. LILO is installed by default in the Master Boot Record. Smith. D. In the /boot directory. Explanation: If you are not using the Shadow Password Suite. Answer: C. B. Reference: Roderick W. DHCPd is the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol daemon. C. Incorrect Answers A. In the /root directory. not the /usr/sbin directory. B. NNTPd is the Network News Transfer Protocol daemon. It provides a second level of encryption for the /etc/passwd file. not the /root directory. This is a server service and is not installed in a workstation configuration. the users' passwords are stored in the /etc/passwd file. D. Reference: Roderick W. It moves the passwords to a separate file that has more restrictive permissions. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 117-118. This is a server service and is not installed in a workstation configuration. Question: 118 Linux will be installed on a new system. The Shadow Password Suite does not change the password encryption. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 22. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 212. B. When using the Shadow Password Suite. Where will LILO be installed? A. the passwords are moved to another file. D. It moves the passwords to a separate file and will also encrypt the password file. B. Answer: C. Squid is a proxy server application.

Explanation: At a bare minimum. D. Change the network routing table. not a /var partition. Reference: http://www.d/network restart command. / B. Smith. and is replaced by one from a different manufacturer. C./usr/bin/network restart.org./etc/init. You can verify that that your computer has received the DHCP settings by pinging and internet address such as comptia. C./sbin/route restart. The local system has been reconfigured to connect using DHCP.linuxheadquarters.d/network restart. which is known as the / partition./bin/netstat-R. Linux requires a root (/) partition. Page 35 of 217 . Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 37.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 120 Which if the following is the only required partition when Linux is installed? A. ping comptia. /boot Answer: A. not a /etc partition. Which if the following is necessary to finish the installation? A. Linux requires a root (/) partition. How could an administrator restart the network services and test that the interface and the DHCP server are functioning properly? A . not a /boot partition. Linux requires a root (/) partition. iftonfig lo B . Incorrect Answers: B. /var C. Linux requires just one partition to install and boot. ping comptia.shtml Incorrect Answers: A. Ifconfig is not the correct command to restart the network services. ifconfig eth0 Answer: D Explanation: After configuring DHCP you need to restart the network services with the etc/rc. Netstat is not the correct command to restart the network services. This is the root partition. Question: 122 The Ethernet card fails on a Linux machine without modular support.com/howto/networking/networkconfig. the operating system does not recognize the new card.d/init.org C . When the system restarts. Question: 121 A DHCP server has been added to the network. Route restart is not the correct command to restart the network services. B. The new card is verified as Linux compatible. /etc D. Reference: Roderick W.org D .

Smith. Question: 123 A client has downloaded the latest Linux kernel source and wants to compile and install it on a home machine. C. Incorrect Answers: A.4. You need to use the tar program and invoke gzip with the 'z' option. C. Incorrect Answers: A.3.3. Smith.3. tar cvf linux-2.tar. rpm -check dhcpd Page 36 of 217 . D.tar.4.tar. You need to recompile the kernel to remove the old network card driver. gzip -c linux-2. you'll need to recompile the kernel to remove the old network card driver.4. Answer: B. You need to use the tar program and invoke gzip with the 'z' option.tar.4. top B.gz extension indicates that the file has been tarred and compressed (zipped) using the tar and gzip programs.3.gz.gz B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 194-195.4. The 'x' option means extract.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. The 'z' option means use gzip to uncompress the files. You need the 'z' option to invoke gzip.3.4. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 124 An administrator has installed a DHCP daemon. Explanation: A network card without modular support will have its drivers integrated into the kernel. The first thing to do is to extract the files using the same programs.tar. The old driver is integrated into the kernel and needs to be removed.gz C.3. What command should be issued first? A. If you replace the network card with one from a different vendor.gz. dhcpd -restart C. Which if the following should be run to see if the process is running? A. gzip -q linux-2.4. C. The 'v' option means verbose mode and the 'f' option means to force the operation with any conformation messages. D.tar.gz". The routing table is unrelated to the physical network card or its drivers.3. tar xvf linux-2. The tar command invokes the tar program. Edit the Ethernet configuration file to point to the new device. Explanation: The . The downloaded file is named "linux-2. D. Recompile the kernel with support for the new device.tar Answer: B. tar xzvf linux-2. Reference: Roderick W. tar xvf linux-2. ps aux | grep dhcpd D. Download a new driver and add it to the /dev directory. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 211.tar D.

The rpm command cannot be used to verify that a process is running. This is not the minimum required permission to enter a directory and list its contents.com/articles/cards/permissions.html#ps Incorrect Answers: A. ext2 C. Explanation: Page 37 of 217 . However.org/security/newbie/unix/man9/misc3. Reference: http://www. Which of the following would best provide this ability? A. The pipe (|) passes the output to the grep utility. The DHCP daemon doesn't use much CPU time and is therefore unlikely to be displayed using the top command. ReiserFS Answer: B. The read only permission will not allow you to enter the directory. The execute permission will not allow you to list the contents of the directory. D. the customer asked for the ability to expand the partition size. Question: 126 While a technician was installing Linux on a customer's server. HPFS B. Reference: http://www. Explanation: You can list the contents of a directory with the read permission.firstlinux. to enter the directory. B. Grep dhcpd will search for dhcpd in the output from the ps aux command. Explanation: The ps aux command displays all the running processes. Execute and read Answer: D. Write and read D. Execute only C. you need the execute permission. It will not verify the process is running. The write permission will allow to create files in the directory.shtml Incorrect Answers: A. The dhcpd -restart command will restart the DHCP daemon. Grep is a search utility. B. Question: 125 What minimum permission must a directory have for a user to both enter the directory and list its contents? A.unixgeeks. FAT32 D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C. C. The top command displays the running processes that are using the most CPU time. Read only B. as needed.

Incorrect Answers: B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 542. C. Answer: C. Explanation: The Linux web server software is called Apache and the Linux DNS software is called BIND. C. Smith. ipchains and BIND D. It is not necessary to create them before the installation. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Chapter 1. Question: 127 What services would need to be installed to build a combination Web server and Domain Name Server (DNS)? A. D. Question: 128 Which if the following should be done before installing Linux on a home computer? A. Explanation: The first thing to do before installing any operating system is to ensure that the system hardware is compatible with the operating system.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 There are more Linux utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with a different file system. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A. There are more utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with the HPFS file system. IPChains is a firewall program. There are more utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with the FAT32 file system. Reference: Roderick W. Apache and BIND B. Smith. There are more utilities to expand an ext2 partition than partitions with the ReiserFS file system. Squid is a proxy server program. Upgrade the computer's memory to at least 64 MB. B. Create ext2 and swap partitions on the hard drive. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: page 56. Page 38 of 217 . The partitions can be created during the installation. Squid is a proxy server program and IPChains is a firewall program. Incorrect Answers: A. Linux will run on systems with less than 64 MB or RAM (memory). Defragment the drive using the computer's current operating system. Verify the hardware on the Linux hardware compatibility list. D. B. Squid and ipchains Answer: A. Smith. 59. Reference: Roderick W. Apache and Squid C. D.

Question: 131 A user wants to set up his parallel port printer on the workstation's first parallel port. Reference: http://www. Squid C. Sendmail Answer: C. Apache D. NFS B. /dev/lp0 B. It does not provide web proxy services. Reference: http://www. It does not provide web server services. Which of the following Linux services should be used? A. Question: 130 A customer wants internal office information to be accessible by employees through a Web browser. Sendmail is a Linux email server program. It does not provide web proxy services. It does not provide web server services. ipchains Answer: B. Question: 129 Which of the following services would need to be installed and configured in order to provide proxy and caching services to a Linux network? A. It does not provide web server services. NFS is the Linux Network File System used for sharing files over a network.apache. BIND D. B. What device identifier needs to be used during configuration? A. C. Squid B. Web server software is needed to enable employees to access office information through their web browsers.squid-cache. IPChains is the Linux Firewall software. MySQL is a Linux database program. D. The hard drive will be partitions and formatted during the installation and therefore will not need defragmenting. Explanation: Squid is a full featured web proxy program running on Linux or Unix. MySQL C. It does not provide web proxy services. Squid is the Linux web proxy software.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. BIND is the Linux DNS software. Explanation: Apache is the Linux web server software.org/ Incorrect Answers: A. /dev/lpa Page 39 of 217 . D.org/ Incorrect Answers: A.

Incorrect Answers: A. LILO needs to be run only after editing the lilo. Incorrect Answers: B. edit lilo. it does not write a Linux boot loader into the master boot record. How could the Linux record be restored? A. Therefore. Explanation: Page 40 of 217 . Question: 132 A user has overwritten the master boot record.conf C. C. Lp1 signifies the second parallel port. such as RPMs. Explanation: LILO (the Linux boot loader) consists of a program that converts the lilo. /dev/lp1 D.conf file into an installed boot loader. Answer: C.conf file. The first parallel port number is zero. Smith. you can instruct LILO to recreate the linux boot loader in the master boot record. Fdisk/mbr will write a new master boot record.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. Reference: Roderick W. The first parallel port number is zero. The fstab file instructs Linux which partitions to mount and where to mount them. Print out script source files. Reference: Roderick W. by editing the lilo. C. The first one being zero. edit fstab B. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 548/9. D. not a parallel port. Document and log standards and changes to the systems. Parallel ports use lp followed by a numeric identifier. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 218.conf file. Parallel ports use the 'lp' identifier followed by the number of the port. C. D. However. Question: 133 Which of the following actions will provide the greatest benefit to system administration in a large organization? A. Smith. Install all packages from the same source type. therefore the first parallel port would be listed as /dev/lp0. Explanation: Hardware devices are identified in the /dev 'folder'. /dev/tty0 Answer: A. run "/sbin/lilo" Answer: B. Tty signifies a modem. It does not restore the master boot record. D. run "fdisk /mbr" D. Update packages and kernels as updates are released.

out: command not found What command should be issued to start the program? A. Smith. Linux does have limited support for internal modems. B. D. the modem does not respond. The modem is not Hayes compatible. a. Linux requires modems that use the Rockwell chipset. this is an unlikely situation. Question: 134 A new computer came preconfigured with an internal PCI modem. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. You must precede the command with "/" or ".out bash: a. Explanation: You cannot run a command if you are in the same directory as the program.linmodems. chown root a. ". the modems are usually Winmodems. Packages can be installed from various source types as long as the installations are documented. Package and kernel updates should be thoroughly tested before being installed.out C. Incorrect Answers: A. D.out. Reference: Roderick W. the administrator does the following: root@linux> cd /usr/local/bin root@linux> a. Explanation: When computers are supplied with internal PCI modems. su . so the program would need to be in the path. Question: 135 A system administrator is logged into a system as root. The installed kernel does not support Winmodems.out Answer: A. Answer: C. you are running the program from the root directory.org/ Incorrect Answers: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 It is highly recommended that you document the systems and company standards.out D. Which of the following is most likely the cause of the problem? A. D. B. After Linux was installed./" means to go Page 41 of 217 . B. When trying to run the command /usr/local/bin/a. Most modems are Hayes compatible and therefore. /a.user. Linux has limited support for these modems. chmod o-x a./". Reference: http://www. Printing out scripts would not aid system administration.out B. Rockwell chipsets are not a requirement for modems running under Linux. Linux does not support internal modems. C. When you precede the command with "/".

as well as autoclean? A. For example./" would go back to the /usr/local folder and run the command /bin/a. There is no modconfigurator command. Smith. Modconfigurator Answer: C. The chown command is used to change ownership of a file. Nisbind is not the correct command. Reference: Roderick W. Without arguments. Incorrect Answers: B. list. Insmod can only insert a module.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 back one level in the directory structure and run the command from there. Explanation: The modprobe -r command is used to remove modules. Modprobe -k is used to autoclean the modules. ypwhich B. insmod C. nisbind C. The question states that you are already logged in as root.com/linux/cmd/y/ypwhich. Page 42 of 217 . in this question. ypwhich displays the NIS server for the local machine. Modprobe with no options loads a module. modprobe D. ". D. It is not required here. Ypconfig is not the correct command. Explanation: The ypwhich command returns the hostname of the NIS server. ypconfig D. The chmod command is used to modify the permissions on a file. nis.oreillynet. Question: 136 Which utility can remove. C. D.html Incorrect Answers: B. and add modules. Modprobe -a lists all the modules. Smith. so changing accounts is unnecessary. Reference: Roderick W.out. C. lsmod B. This is unnecessary because you are running the command as root. Incorrect Answers: A.client Answer: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 573. The su command is used to run a command under a different account. Question: 137 Which command will verify that an NIS client is bound to an NIS server? A. Reference: http://www. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 432. Lsmod can only list the modules. B.

client is not the correct command.conf file.org B. Smith. Reference: Roderick W. Reference: http://www.comptia.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. The DocumentRoot parameter is specified in the httpd.conf file.18 C.conf B.168. /etc/systemlog. root. /usr/etc/systemlog. not the httpd.conf file. The DocumentRoot parameter is specified in the httpd. C. not the /usr directory.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7. C. Question: 138 Which of the following files would modify the daemon which logs system activity? A. httpd. Question: 139 In an Apache default installation. Systemlog.conf D.conf file for their configurations. Systemlog. not the apache. ping 168.redhat. telnet 168. D. ftp.18 D.1-Manual/ref-guide/s1-configuration-config.168.root D.conf file for its configuration.conf file is in the /etc directory.conf C. The DocumentRoot parameter is specified in the httpd.comptia. which of the following configuration files contains the DocumentRoot? A.conf file. D. /usr/syslog. Explanation: Apache is the Linux web server software.conf Answer: B.168.conf C.html Incorrect Answers: A. The Document root parameter specifies the default location for the web pages. Nis.conf Answer: A. not the root.168. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 292.conf is the wrong filename. Incorrect Answers: B. These services rely on the /etc/syslog. apache. nslookup www. It uses the httpd. The syslog. httpd. /etc/syslog.conf is the wrong filename.root file. Explanation: Most system logs are maintained by the system log daemon and the kernel log daemon.org Page 43 of 217 .html file. Question: 140 How should an administrator test that Domain Name Services (DNS) are working correctly on a client workstation? A.html B.

Page 44 of 217 . An "fstab" entry that allows only root to mount the CD-ROM. C. The first '0' means that the CD-ROM shouldn't be backed up and the second '0' means that the CD-ROM file system shouldn't be checked for errors when the machine boots. Reference: Michael J. Attacks from machines using IPX/SPX. Explanation: The nslookup utility is used to query a DNS server. C. not the mtab file.org" will return the IP address of www. noauto 0 0 What is this entry? A. Reference: Roderick W. The 'user' option allows any user account to mount the CD-ROM.comptia. Question: 141 Review the following entry: /dev/cdrom /cd iso9660 ro.allow will protect the server from intruders that attempt which if the following? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 400/1.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: D. Explanation: This entry in the fstab file allows any user to mount the CD-ROM (/dev/cdrom) in the /cd directory. Telnetting an IP address will not test DNS. Iso9660 is the file system for the CD-ROM. D. user. It is not a command that will test DNS. The noauto option prevents the CD-ROM being mounted at boot time. Noauto means that the CD-ROM won't be automatically mounted when the system boots. Attacks from machines using TCP. An "fstab" entry that mounts a CD-ROM as a read-only device at boot time. New Riders. The line is from the fstab file.org is the FQDN for a machine called ftp in the comptia. Question: 142 Configuring hosts. Smith. Incorrect Answers: B. D. Ftp. C. Exploitation of ICMP security holes. An "mtab" entry that mounts a CD-ROM as a read-only device at boot time. The command "nslookup www. Incorrect Answers: A. Answer: A.comptia. Tobler. B.org if the DNS is correctly configured on the workstation and the DNS server is functioning correctly.org domain. An "fstab" entry that lets any user mount the CD-ROM.comptia. C. Pinging an IP address will not test DNS. Exploitation of services that are started with TCP wrappers.deny and hosts. Inside Linux: Page 195. B. D. B.

A web browser Answer: B. Question: 144 Which of the following commands is used to associate a logical 32-bit or 128-bit IP address with a physical Ethernet device? A.allow and hosts. arp B. mgetty B. B. not IPX/SPX. route Answer: A.oreilly. Reference: http://www. Incorrect Answers: A. not TCP. The user claims that the modem is not connecting properly.deny files. D. not ICMP. Question: 143 A user has installed and configured an internal modem to connect the workstation to the Internet. C. inetd hands the request to TCP Wrappers. TCP Wrappers use the hosts.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: D. PPPconfig is not used to test modems. masq C. A web browser could be used to test Internet connectivity. Smith.deny files. When a server service is requested. TCP Wrappers use the hosts. but it can't test the actual modem. What diagnostic tool can be used to test the modem? A. Explanation: Minicom is a graphical utility that runs in a console. minicom C. Inetd can use a service called TCP Wrappers to start the server services. Explanation: ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) is used to map hardware addresses (sometimes referred to as MAC addresses) to IP addresses. TCP Wrappers use the hosts.allow and hosts.allow and hosts. Reference: Roderick W. Page 45 of 217 . used for testing PPP connections (Modems use PPP to connect to the Internet via an ISP).html Incorrect Answers: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 363/4. Explanation: Inetd is a service that listens for network connection and starts a requested server service.com/catalog/debian/chapter/ch11_07.deny and hosts.allow files and starts the server service if the requesting client has permission. pppconfig D. mount D.deny files. Mgetty is not used to test modems. TCP Wrappers then authenticates the request by using the hosts. C.

It does not check the file system for errors. The fsck (File System Check) command will check the file system for errors. C. Sync is used to ensure file system integrity when shutting down a machine. Uptime is a utility that displays the uptime of a system (the time a system has been running). Reference: Roderick W. The mount command is used to mount a hardware device. Reference: Roderick W.com/linux/cmd/a/arp. which of the following commands could be entered to help ensure the system restarts into a stable state? A. Incorrect Answers: Page 46 of 217 . . Explanation: An unstable system could be caused by file system errors. Lilo is the Linux boot loader. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 653.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. sync B. Question: 145 A Linux system seems to be unstable. Incorrect Answers: A. fsck C.html Incorrect Answers: B.oreillynet. It is not used to associate hardware addresses with IP addresses. D. The route command is used to add a static route to a routing table. Explanation: The grep command can search the contents of files for a specific string. D. with several services unresponsive. It is not used to associate hardware addresses with IP addresses. Masq is not used to associate hardware addresses with IP addresses. grep C. Question: 146 Which of the following commands searches the contents of files for a specific string? A. uptime Answer: B. lilo D. whereis Answer: B. C. search D. It does not check the file system for errors. Before rebooting. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 461. Smith. Smith. find B.

Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 286. Reference: Roderick W. inetd Answer: D. B. Explanation: POP3 and Telnet are two separate server services. What service needs to be restarted? A. It does not search the contents of the files for a specific string. Page 47 of 217 . C. Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: To troubleshoot a faulty application. D. The application suddenly hangs. C. After killing the process. The application may not generate an error log in this path. C. Go to /usr/local/apps/logfile to access specific information. C. lmap B. It is unlikely that the POP3 and Telnet services would both fail at the same time. The application is installed and tested. Question: 148 A customer reports that his server will not allow users to retrieve their email through POP3 or connect to the server via telnet. D. If the problem is caused by a known issue. Restarting the POP3 service may solve the POP3 problem. source code or manual pages for a specified command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A.log to read the error messages. Check any error log generated by the application and the manufacturer's Website for known \ issues or patches. Smith. The search command does not search the contents of the files for a specific string. Restarting the inetd service should rectify the problem. Incorrect Answers: A. Restarting the lmap service won't affect the POP3 and Telnet services. B. you should look for any error messages in the logs and go to the manufacturer's website to see if the problem is a known issue or if there is a patch (update) for the application. which of the following is the best course of action to take? A. It does not search the contents of the files for a specific string. It is more likely that the problem lies with the inetd service. The find command is used to search for files that meet specified conditions (such as type). Go to /etc/log/<name of application>. Answer: D. Reinstall the application and restart X. Question: 147 A system is built for a new employee who needs a particular application for computing critical data. Restarting the snmp service won't affect the POP3 and Telnet services. but it won't affect the Telnet problem. pop3 D. The whereis command is used to locate the binary file. the problem will reoccur after reinstalling the application. snmp C. These services are controlled by the inetd service. B. The application may not generate an error log in this path.

This file was created when the root account security was breached. Page 48 of 217 . It has the following permissions: -r-sr-srwk 1 root root 531 Jan 19 02:15 shell. Reference: http://www. These are the wrong paths to the system log files. /etc/bootlog. /var/spool/logs/messages /var/spool/logs/dmesg /var/spool/log/install. D. He finds a file in his home directory that he has never seen before. C. The file is not included in users' home directories in most distributions. Explanation: Most system log files are stored in subdirectories of the /var/log directory. Question: 150 A user notices some problems with his Linux system. Smith.html Incorrect Answers: A. The root account put the file there for his use. C.run Where did the file come from? A. Explanation: The file is owned by the root user account and the root group account. The file is included in most common distributions. Answer: B.log /usr/local/messages /tmp/boot. These are the wrong paths to the system log files.log /etc/boot/messages C.log Answer: A. /var/log/messages /var/log/mail /var/log/wtmp B. These are the wrong paths to the system log files.log /var/log/install. Reference: Roderick W. D. Incorrect Answers: B.net/pages/reads/linux/filepermissions.log D. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 293.wbglinks.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 149 What are the full paths to the general log files that can be accessed to find out how a system is running? A. This file would not be generated by Cron. /usr/local/install. The file was generated by cron. C.

pid 625 ? SW 0:00 [lockd] 636 ? SW 0:00 [rpciod] 646 ? S 0:00 rpc. Stop the Web server by using "kill -9 <pid>" and run fsck to make sure the /home httpd partition is functioning properly. When asked about recent work done on the machine. It will not stop multiple instances of a process. D. There are multiple instances of the httpd service that need to be stopped before restarting the service. To stop multiple instances of a process. C. A process list on the machine gives the following result: PID TTY STAT TIME COMMAND 1 ? S 0:04 init 444 ? S 0:00 /usr/sbin/automount " "timeout 60 /misc file /etc/auto. she responds that the server has not been reconfigured recently and normally performs without problems. Explanation: Server service (such as HTTPd) problems can usually be resolved by restarting the service.misc 462 ? S 0:00 /usr/sbin/automount " "timeout 60 /net yp /auto. Use "/usr/sbin/httpd -r" to restart the Web server. A root account security breach would not generate this file. Reference: Roderick W. The kill command is used to stop a single instance of a process. Question: 151 A customer calls the support desk and complains that her company's Web server is not responding to requests from Web clients. Restarting the httpd service should be the first step to resolving the problem. you would use the 'killall' command. Examine the httpd module list in /etc/httpd/modules/httpd. Stop the Web server by using "killall http" and restart it using "/usr/sbin/httpd".conf 955 ? S 0:00 httpd 956 ? S 0:00 httpd 957 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 958 ? S 0:00 httpd 1080 tty1 S 0:00 /sbin/mingetty tt /etc/httpd/conf/http-perl. The output above shows that there are numerous instances of the httpd service. Smith.conf 1721 pts/1 R 0:00 ps -x What is the best way to resolve this issue? A. Page 49 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 519. B. Answer: B. C. D.exp for incompatibilities.net 526 ? S 0:00 syslogd ~m 0 579 ? S 0:00 crond 595 ? S 0:00 xinetd ~reuse ~pidfile /var/run/xinetd. Incorrect Answers: A.statd 796 ? S 0:00 gpm -t ps/2 814 ? S 0:00 httpd-perl -f /etc/httpd/conf/httpd-perl.

A buffer overflow is not described in the question. The man elm command will display the manual pages for the elm program.5. Question: 154 What does the command "rpm -Uvh package-update-3. Which of the following will identify the currently installed version? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 178. This loads the server which prevents it communicating on the network. Question: 153 A user wants to have the latest version of elm installed. Spoofing B. The information will include the installed files and their versions. This is not described in the question. Reference: Roderick W.i386. Trojan horse C. Checking the log files for the rpm package will not identify the currently installed version of Elm. Denial of Service Answer: D. New Riders. Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. Spoofing is sending data from a 'fake' network address. Run "rpm -q elm" C. B. What kind of attack was initiated? A. The version elm command is an invalid command. Inside Linux: Page 385. It will not identify the currently installed version. Buffer overflow D.rpm" do? Page 50 of 217 . Explanation: A Denial of Service (DoS) attack is where multiple connection requests are made to a server without completing the connection. Explanation: The rpm -q command will query a package for information. Reference: Michael J. A Trojan horse is a method used to gain entry to a system. This was done multiple times until the server could no longer communicate on the network. Run "version elm" D. This is not described in the question. D. C. Tobler. C. Run "man elm" B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 152 A user executed a Pearl script that initiated a connection request to a server without ever completing the network connection. Check /var/log/rpm Answer: B. Incorrect Answers: A.

The 'v' option is for verbose mode. so the suid bit on the application must be set to allow it to run as root. Allows the user to view hidden files installed with the package. Reference: Michael J. B. However. Change the application to write its error logs into the /root directory. upon restarting the Web server. In a binder in the server room. Answer: B. Change the permission and ownerships of the application to match the user group of the Web server. Reference: Roderick W. New Riders. C. Explanation: It is most likely that the application does not have sufficient rights to write the directory specified. Answer: D. D. C. Smith. where is the best location to maintain documentation of work performed on Linux servers at a site? A. The command does not display hidden files. Set User ID (SUID) is used to run a program as the user who owns the program (usually root) rather than the user running the program. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 254. Question: 155 An application is created that is called through the Web server. Which of the following methods would resolve the problem? A. D. D. Only the application within it needs to run as root. It would need root permissions to write to the root directory.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. The package will still be installed if no previous versions exist. it is desirable to have applications writing their error logs to the usual log file location. Tobler. Verifies that the package is installed correctly and reports errors. Incorrect Answers: A. B. Incorrect Answers: A. B. C. In a text file kept on a Linux file server. it is discovered that the application is not writing its error to the Web error log properly. Question: 156 Based on best practices. Upgrades the package and provides installation status. B. C. The application needs to run as root. Uninstalls the package and related hidden files. The 'vf' option is used to verify an installation. Inside Linux: Page 340. Explanation: The rpm -Uvh command upgrades a package. Also. The application does not have sufficient rights to write the directory specified. C. Off-site at a different facility. This provides the installation status. Change the Web server user to 'root' so that applications run within it will run as root. The 'e' option is used to uninstall a package. It is a security risk to have the entire web server running as root. Page 51 of 217 .

Explanation: Intruders usually create a user account with the ID number set to zero. Question: 157 A system administrator has written a script that scans the password file for "unusual" things. An unusual name does not create a security risk. fdisk /dev/fd0 C. Answer: C. D. The documentation should not be kept on a computer. in case the computer fails. Reference: Page 52 of 217 . A group account of 'wheel' does not pose a security risk. Incorrect Answers: B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. A user with an unusual account name. Reference: Roderick W. A group account with an ID of zero is a root group.5" diskette? A. Question: 158 Which of the following would correctly format a 3. in case the computer fails. The documentation should be easily accessible by the network administrators. The documentation should not be kept on a computer. C. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. Answer: A. mount -f /mnt/floppy D. A group ID number that has been set to zero. easily accessible by the network administrators. /dev/fd0 is the first floppy disk on a Linux system. A user account with a user ID of zero has root privileges. For which of the following should the script check? A. Incorrect Answers: A. mkfs /dev/fd0 B. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 245. In a text file on the local machine where the changes were made. mkfs -t vfat /mnt/floppy Answer: A. Smith. Explanation: The mkfs (make file system) command is used to format a disk. C. A user ID number that has been set to zero. B. B. A user with the default group of 'wheel'. However. it would be better to look for user accounts with an ID of zero. Explanation: The documentation should be kept in a safe place. Reference: Roderick W. D.

Explanation: The ifconfig command will display detailed information about an interface. B.m. Tobler. The first 5 signifies 5 minutes past the hour. netcfg C. This means that if the 13th day of a month is a Friday. What would be a solution? A.sh " to his crontab D. not to format a floppy disk. but it will only run once. The 1 signifies 01:00 (1. Run at "Fri. but it will only run once. D. then /sbin/special. Add "5 1 13 * 5 /sbin/spcial. cksum B. Smith. Smith. the program will run at 01:05 (5 past 1 in the morning). Vfat is the wrong file system for a floppy disk. Run at 'date | cut -d -e \f3' /sbin/special. the syntax is incorrect. The * signifies any month. not formatting a floppy disk. Question: 160 Which of the following commands is used to determine if network interfaces are up and running? A. The 5 signifies a Friday.sh B. siginit D. D. Inside Linux: Page 408/9. Incorrect Answers: Page 53 of 217 . Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459-460. The 13 signifies the date of the month. 13" < /sbin/special.sh to do a backup every Friday the 13th.). Add "1 1 13 ** if [ 'date' == "Frid" ]. The syntax is incorrect.00 a. Incorrect Answers: B. Also.sh C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 335. Explanation: The crontab is used to schedule a program such as a backup program. New Riders. Also. You should use the msdos option. Reference: Michael J. The 'at' command can schedule a program. The 'at' command can schedule a program. the syntax is incorrect. The information will include the operational status of the interfaces. Reference: Roderick W. C. ifconfig Answer: D. Incorrect Answers: A.sh fi " to his crontab Answer: C. Fdisk is used for partitioning a hard disk. Question: 159 The administrator wants to use /sbin/special. The mount command is used to mount a drive.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Roderick W.

Question: 161 Which of the following is LEAST affected by electromagnetic interference (EMI)? A. B. Fiber Optic Cable B. Question: 162 If the Linux installation process continuously locks up. Adding a USB CDROM drive. Reference: http://www.uk/users/gorry/course/phy-pages/fibre.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. Cksum is used to calculate a Cyclic Redundancy Check to check a file for errors. you should remove all unnecessary hardware. C. Remove all unnecessary hardware. Upgrading the CPU.html Incorrect Answers: B. Netcfg is not used to determine if network interfaces are up and running. It is less susceptible to EMI than UTP (unshielded twisted pair) because the copper wires are shielded. Page 54 of 217 . Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) cable uses copper wires and is therefore susceptible to electromagnetic interference. and add the hardware one device at a time. Explanation: Fiber Optic cable uses pulses of light along a glass fiber to transmit data. C. Replacing a PS/2 mouse. Explanation: If a Linux installation continuously locks up. C.ac.abdn. D. Ensure that the network card is installed prior to the installation. C. Enable power management in the BIOS. than resolve them. It is not necessary to install the network card prior to an installation. Repartitioning the drive will not resolve the problem. B. Coaxial Cable uses copper wires and is therefore susceptible to electromagnetic interference. it is immune to electromagnetic interference. Power management is more likely to cause problems. to discover the incompatible device. As it uses no copper wires. Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) Answer: A. To troubleshoot this. Answer: B. D. Encrypted Wireless C. which of the following should be done? A. B. D. it is likely that a hardware device is incompatible with Linux. It is not used to determine if network interfaces are up and running. C. Question: 163 Under which of the following hardware upgrades would a system NOT have to be rebooted? A. RG-68 Coaxial Cable D. Repartition the drive.erg. Siginit is not used to determine if network interfaces are up and running. Incorrect Answers: A. Wireless data transmission is susceptible to electromagnetic interference.

Smith. Question: 164 Which of the following connectors is hot pluggable? A. Parallel ports are not hot pluggable. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 402. BIOS D. D. Ultra2 SCSI ports are not hot pluggable. Explanation: One of the features of USB devices is that they are 'hot swappable'. Question: 165 When SCSI. IEEE-1394 port D. The BIOS and CMOS are hardware and are not related to the operating system which is software.com/firewire/ Incorrect Answers: A. Installing additional RAM. B. Explanation: The CMOS chip is the 'configurable' part of the BIOS.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. Serial ports are not hot pluggable. Boot strap Answer: A.apple. Serial port B. POST C. Explanation: An IEEE-1394 port is a firewire port. Answer: C. B. Parallel port C. This means that you can disconnect and reconnect USB devices without needing to reboot the system. D. RAM can only be installed when the system is shut down. Reference: Roderick W. Reference: http://www. This is a relatively new technology provide high data transfer rates and is hot pluggable. Reference: Page 55 of 217 . The CPU can only be changed when the system is shut down. video and I/O boards are installed in a PC. Ultra2 SCSI external connector Answer: C. CMOS B. the BIOS reads configuration information from the CMOS. A PS/2 mouse may not work if it has been replaced without rebooting the machine. which of the following allows the installed card to be integrated with the current system on a hardware level? A. Incorrect Answers: A. When the computer boots.

the PC does not boot and beeps several times. Question: 167 After the failed memory has been replaced. none of the two devices will work. The POST (power on self test) is the process of the BIOS checking the system for installed hardware during system boot up. The beep code indicates there is no memory. The technician observes that the old SIMMs use 9 chips while the new SIMMs only use 8 chips.com/ Incorrect Answers: B. D. not EDO memory. and this device and one of the internal devices do not work. Explanation: Parity memory boards have an extra chip for parity checking.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 http://www. A memory conflict D. An ID conflict B. EDO memory is required B. Explanation: SCSI devices use SCSI identifiers (IDs).wimsbios. Fast Page Mode memory is required D. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 32.html?i=113&p=6 Incorrect Answers: A. The SCSI controller (to which the SCSI devices are attached) uses one IRQ. not Fast Page Mode memory. Boot Strap is the process of a computer booting up. What is most likely the problem? A. Question: 166 A user has three SCSI devices (two internal and one external) connected to his computer. It reads its configuration information from the CMOS. only the recently added device would not work. C. If two devices have the same ID. The previously added devices would still work. He adds another external device. The extra chip indicates parity memory. The extra chip indicates parity memory. Page 56 of 217 .com/showdoc. C. AN IRQ conflict C. Reference: http://www. Unregistered SDRAM memory is required Answer: B. Which of the following is the most likely cause? A. Parity memory is required C. The BIOS cannot be directly configured. C. Reference: Roderick W. D. A memory conflict is less likely than an ID conflict. The SCSI devices don't have separate IRQs.anandtech. If the driver wasn't installed. Each device must have a unique SCSI ID to function correctly. A driver is not installed Answer: A. Incorrect Answers: B.

C. Hard drive auto-detect Answer: A.5 inch) configured. D. The ribbon cable is inserted backwards in the drive. The option to disable or enable parity checking is common. The only configurable floppy drive option is the size. The extra chip indicates parity memory. C. Question: 168 All of the following are common BIOS options EXCEPT A. IR B. Page 57 of 217 . (3. Parity/non parity C. The power cable has not been connected properly. Explanation: The mouse type is not a common BIOS option although the PS/2 mouse PORT is often mentioned.htm Incorrect Answers: A.5 inch or 5. Thinnet C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. D. Question: 170 Which network interface card has BNC connector on it? A. The light on diskette drive is broken. The floppy drive type.computerhope. Mouse type B. The BIOS default would most likely have the correct size (3. What is the most likely reason the light stays on? A. Explanation: Inserting the ribbon cable backwards is an easy mistake to make and often causes the symptoms mentioned in this question. Incorrect Answers: B. Question: 169 A user has just installed a new 3. B. not SDRAM memory. The option to disable or enable hard drive auto detection is common. the light wouldn't come on at all. it wouldn't come on at all.com/issues/ch000278. If the light was broken. C.25 inch) is a common option. If the power cable wasn't connected. Reference: http://www. He turns the computer on and discovers that the diskette drive light stays on all the time. Twisted pair Answer: B. The system BIOS is misconfigured. Floppy drive type D. Fiber optic D. Answer: D. B.5" diskette drive in his desktop computer.

. MBR settings B. C. Replace the BIOS with a non-Plug-and-Play BIOS. B. which would cause a resource conflict. Reference: Roderick W. C. It is not necessary to replace the devices. POST settings D. If the battery fails. B. C.sid7_gci211681. Which of the following should be done to ensure the proper operation of all hardware on the system? A.com/sDefinition/0. Reference: http://www. D. Reference: http://searchnetworking. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 30. This will prevent the resources being dynamically assigned to plug and play devices. Explanation: The resources for the legacy devices should be reserved in the CMOS. D. IR (infra-red) is a wireless technology and therefore uses no connectors. It is not necessary to enable IRQ routing in the BIOS.pcmech.html Incorrect Answer: A. Question: 171 On a Plug-and-Play system. Explanation: The CMOS relies on a battery to 'remember' its configuration. some legacy hardware (non-Plug-and-Play) is required.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Thinnet (otherwise known as 10Base2) uses the BNC connector. Question: 172 A battery fails in a Linux workstation.00. Replace the legacy devices with current Plug-and-Play devices. Reserve the resources in CMOS for the legacy hardware. Twisted Pair does not use BNC connectors. Fiber Optic does not use BNC connectors. Which of the following will need to be reconfigured to get the system working after replacing the battery? A. Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. It is not necessary to replace the BIOS.com/show/motherboards/80/ Incorrect Answers: Page 58 of 217 . Answer: C.techtarget. the CMOS will need to be reconfigured. CMOS settings C. Enable IRQ routing in the BIOS. Data on each partition Answer: B.

Which of the following will most likely resolve the problem? A. B. Incorrect Answers: A. The hard disk is always on the primary IDE controller. D. The data on each partition is written to the hard disk and does not rely on battery power. and CDROM drive. Explanation: Most systems come with two IDE controllers. Question: 174 A system's serial device is not operating correctly. Question: 175 Page 59 of 217 . IRQ 5 is commonly used by sound cards. C. Incorrect Answers: B. Moving the CD device to the secondary IDE controller will improve performance without the need for extra software. Switch the CD-RW to cable select. Smith. C. 5 C. New Riders. The POST settings are in the BIOS which does not rely on battery power. Tobler. 7 D. B. 4 B. C. Reference: Roderick W. IRQ 7 is commonly used by the parallel port. Replace the CD-RW drive. 13 Answer: A. D. It is unlikely that a faulty CD-RW would degrade the system performance. single IDE hard disk drive. Question: 173 A user adds a new CD-RW to an existing system with a diskette drive. Move the CD-RW to the secondary IDE controller. Using cable select will not improve system performance. but it won't improve the overall system performance. Explanation: Serial devices use COM ports. The user then reports the system is taking longer to load applications. Inside Linux: Page 137. Install CD-R accelerator software. COM ports 1 and 3 use IRQ 4. Answer: D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 31.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. System performance can be improved by installing CD devices on the secondary IDE controller so that they are separate to the hard drive. Reference: Michael J. as it is damaged. The MBR settings are written to the hard disk and do not rely on battery power. IRQ13 is used by the Math co-processor. Which of the following IRQs is likely to be conflicting and causing the problem? A. CD-R accelerator software may improve the CD-R performance. D. C.

B. Reboot the system. Remove the drive and reinstall it. Reinstall the driver. Question: 176 Which if the following IDs should be avoided when assigning IDs to SCSI peripherals? A. C. Answer: C. D. B. Set up hot-swapping capabilities in CMOS. Network card Answer: B. not 5. 5 D. 4 C. Explanation: CD-ROM devices commonly use the ATAPI interface. This is usually ID 7. the first troubleshooting step would be to remove the device and reinstall it. Explanation: If a device doesn't work after hot plugging it into a mobile system. Try refitting the device first. D. 2 B. Now the diskette drive is not responding. This does not need to be configured in the CMOS. The SCSI controller itself uses a SCSI ID. Modem B. The SCSI controller usually uses SCSI ID 7. Video card D. not 4. Incorrect Answers: A. CD-ROM C.html Incorrect Answers: A. Page 60 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A user has just hot-swapped the CDROM with the diskette drive in his mobile system. then the driver is already installed and does not need reinstalling. C.tstc. It may not be necessary to reboot the system. Reference: http://cmtunix. The SCSI controller usually uses SCSI ID 7. Explanation: SCSI devices need separate SCSI IDs.edu/database/hardware/scsi. B. not 2. Which of the following actions will correct the problem? A. The SCSI controller usually uses SCSI ID 7. Question: 177 Which device commonly uses the ATAPI interface? A. 7 Answer: D. If the device worked before. Laptop PCMCIA devices are hot swappable.

Which of the following is the best practice. Never apply patches on production servers. You need the ATDT command. but this is why should test it first on a secondary system. if any.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Roderick W. Network cards commonly use PCI interfaces. AT4323604 B. You need the ATDT command. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 203. Which of the following AT commands can be used to have the modem dial 432-3604? A. Reference: Roderick W. Reference: http://www. Smith. C. Apply the patch onto a secondary system to test the patch before installing it on a production machine. A patch should be tested on a secondary system before installation on a production system. Modems commonly use the serial interface. B. because security patches need to be installed right away. Question: 178 A user believes that his telecommunications software is not dialing his modem properly. because they may introduce errors and conflicts. not the ATM command D. not the AT command. Incorrect Answers: A. C. Apply the patch during business hours.option. B.co. not the ATAPI interface. Incorrect Answers: A. Apply the patch immediately to the production system.htm#Hayes%20AT%20Commands Incorrect Answers: A. not the ATAPI interface. AT4323604DT Answer: C. ATM4323604 C. D. Answer: C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 24. You need the ATDT command. D. Explanation: Any new software or software patch should be installed on a secondary system and thoroughly tested before installation of production systems. B. for updating this patch on a production system? A. Video Cards commonly use the AGP interface. Smith.za/hayesat. ATDT4323604 D. not the AT command Question: 179 A Linux vendor has recently come out with a necessary patch to the server software to improve security on the server. Page 61 of 217 . Explanation: The ATDT<number> command is used to have a modem dial a number. to validate the patch under normal system operation. not the ATAPI interface. A patch may introduce errors and conflicts.

C. Question: 182 A system has a utility that is regularly updated with new versions. Reference: Roderick W. If the output contains information about only one processor. Error messages are not written to this file or directory. Therefore.5. Explanation: Cpuinfo is a utility that displays information about all running processors on a system. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 613. Incorrect Answers: A. Look in /etc/shutdown D. A non-functional processor would generate any error messages in the error logs. Run dmesg B. Dmesg displays the text that was displayed when the system booted. C.cpan. Rather than overwriting the older versions. but not before testing on a secondary system. Explanation: Most applications write error messages to files in the /var/log/messages directory. Run cpuinfo B. Run ps to see if both CPUs appear.org/modules/by-category/04_Operating_System_Interfaces/Linux/Linux-Cpuinfo1. Check /var/log/messages for errors. Which of the following would provide evidence of what was happening on the system at that time? A. Question: 180 A Linux system crashes every day at the same time and needs to be rebooted. B. You need find out what caused the system to crash before the reboot was necessary. Smith. This will not contain any information about a non-functional processor.readme Incorrect Answers: B. Reference: http://www. You should look here to see if you can discover what is causing the system to crash. Uptime is a utility that displays how long the system has been running for. they keep older versions Page 62 of 217 . Question: 181 After installing Linux onto a dual-processor machine. Run uptime C. not the processors. then only one processor is working. D. the administrator suspects that only one processor initialized successfully during the boot process. Security patches should be installed as soon as possible. C. Run dmesg to review the log file. Look in /var/log/messages Answer: D. Answer: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. Dmesg is a utility that displays the text that is displayed during system startup. Ps lists the running processes. How could this be verified? A. they need to be retained for testing purposes.

The symbolic link needs to point to the latest version of the program. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 134. Reboot the server. C. C. Page 63 of 217 .3 utility1. Make a symbolic link from the latest version to "utility. D.4 utility1. Copy the latest version of the utility to "utility". Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 514. D. A symbolic link named utility will open the file (program/utility) that the link points to. The PS command does not display information about the memory. What information from the ps command would suggest that a process is problematic and must be killed? A. Reference: Roderick W. B. The process ID is just an identifier for the process.5 What is the best way the system can be set up so that users cam simply type "utility" to run the latest version of the application? A. B.lnk". The latest version of the program should be renamed 'utility' because other files that the program uses. Explanation: The PS command is used to display information about the running processes. Incorrect Answers: B. which of the following should be done? A. when a user types 'utililty'. B. A copy of the latest version of the program should not be renamed 'utility' because other files that the program uses. A faulty process can be recognized by having a high CPU time. Reference: Roderick W. Make a symbolic link "utility" to the latest version.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 in the following format utility1. A high CPU time. Smith. Move the latest version of the utility to "utility". Answer: C. Question: 184 When dial-up users are able to connect to the dial-in Linux server but are unable to authenticate. Incorrect Answers: A. might have links to the original program name. Answer: A. A high ID would not slow the machine. This means that a high percentage of the processor time is spent trying to run the process. D. Explanation: A symbolic link is like a shortcut. This can usually be fixed by restarting the process. Smith. D. Question: 183 A machine that usually executes its tasks very quickly becomes remarkably slow. C. A high process ID. The PS command does not display the load average for the processor. might have links to the original program name. A high load average. A high memory percentage.

D.5-0. From linuxdocs. Explanation: You must be logged in as root to install a program. Question: 185 The system administrator is asked to install a file called zope-2.com/pub/redhat/linux/7. D. C. Run "rpm -i --nodeps zope-2. You cannot bypass a 'permission denied' error message.2. Return to the Website to receive an uncorrupted . It is not necessary to reboot the server.2.gnu. not authentication. C. Explanation: You can download a rescue/boot disk from the distributions Website. In /root C.3/en/os/i386/images/ Page 64 of 217 . It is a service that is used to authenticate dial in users. No rescue/boot disk is readily available. B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. Answer: A. B. just start the RADIUS service.org/software/radius/radius. For example. In /boot B. Reference: http://www.rpm: Permission denied error: cannot open /var/lib/rpm/packages. which means the file is not corrupted. C.html Incorrect Answers: A. you can download Redhat Linux boot disk images from: ftp://ftp.5-0" to bypass the error. Change ownership of file to 'root' C. The system was able to read the permissions. to enable its installation. the users would not be able to dial in. Where could a rescue/boot disk be found? A. Answer: D.rpm. Question: 186 A Linux machine is not booting after a power outage.rpm What has to be done before the program will work? A. At the distribution's Website. D. Check spooler for errors.org D. Incorrect Answers: B. The administrator downloads the file and attempts to install it.redhat. Check that RAS is running. While installing the file the following error is displayed: failed to open /var/lib/rpm/packages. If RAS wasn't running. The spooler is for printing. The file does not need to be owned by root. Explanation: RADIUS stands for Remote Authentication Dial In User Service. Answer: D.2. Check that RADIUS is running.rpm file. Run "rpm -i zope-2.5-0" as root.

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Incorrect Answers: A. There are no boot disk images in /boot. B. There are no boot disk images in /root. C. Linuxdocs.org contains documentation, not boot disk images. Question: 187 Why is "netstat -nr" used in substitution of the route command when a network connection is not functioning correctly? A. "netstat -nr" displays the routing table without performing reverse name lookup. B. Route requests the network driver for data, but "netstat -nr" will display the kernel's routing table. C. The route command can be used if the network is functional. The "netstat -nr" displays only the local machine. D. Route will attempt to contact and verify the connections to each host in the routing table using ping. If the network fails, route will stop responding. Answer: C. Explanation: The Route command is used to display the routing table. If the network is not functional, the routing table will only contain static routes; it will not contain any dynamic routes. The netstat command displays information about the local machine whether the network is functional or not. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 373/4. Incorrect Answers: A. Netstat is used rather than route because netstat displays information about the local machine. B. Netstat is used rather than route because netstat displays information about the local machine. D. Route does not attempt to contact and verify the connections to each host. Question: 188 In order to control runaway processes, an administrator creates a cron job. Which of the following commands should be run so that he can scan the logs later? A. ps B. sar C. top D. tail Answer: C. Explanation: A 'runaway' process is a process that is using a high amount of CPU time. The 'top' command displays the processes that use the highest amount of CPU time. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 668. Incorrect Answers: A. The ps command displays all processes. We just need the processes with the highest amount of CPU time.
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B. There is no sar command. C. The tail command displays the processes with the lowest amount of CPU time. Question: 189 After setting up a cron job to backup a system to tape, the first few backups on the tape cartridge are successful. They then fail, reporting the "device is full." What could be the cause of the problems? A. Tapes can only be used once. B. The tape is not being erased. C. The tape drive needs to be replaced. D. Incremental backups need to be used. Answer: B. Explanation: If you're using a single tape to run scheduled backups, then the cron job will need to be configured to erase the tape before performing the backup. Incorrect Answers: A. Tapes can be used many times. C. It is unlikely that the tape drive is faulty and therefore does not need to be replaced. D. Incremental backups back up only the files that have changed since the last backup. These backups use less tape space but the tape will eventually fill up if it isn't erased. Question: 190 A new user has been issued a Linux system that automatically boots to an X login, but would rather have the system automatically boot to the console login. How should the system be configured to accommodate the user? A. By typing "init 3" in an xterm. B. By running the Xbootmgr utility. C. By editing /etc/lilo.conf and adding the line: boot = console D. By changing the line in /etc/inittab that reads: id :5:initdefault: to read: id:3:initdefault: Answer: D. Explanation: The inittab file specifies the default runlevel for the machine. Run level 5 will automatically boot to an X login. Runlevel 3 will boot to a console login. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 410, 399. Incorrect Answers: A. Init 3 will change the runlevel to runlevel 3, but the default boot runlevel won't be changed. B. Xbootmgr will not change the default runlevel of the machine. D. The is an incorrect use of the boot command in a lilo.conf file. Question: 191

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A user complains that they can send and receive mail on the Internet, but cannot browse the Web. They have tried using different Web browsers in X. Working offline is disabled. What is most likely to be the problem? A. The user is not typing the Web address correctly. B. Web support was not added during the initial installation. C. X dropped Web access to the browser and needs to be restarted. D. There is a proxy sever that the browsers have not been configured to use. Answer: D. Explanation: If you have a proxy server configured on the network, the client computers need to be configured to use it to access the internet. Reference: http://www.squid-cache.org/ Incorrect Answers: A. An incorrect web address would return a page not found error or a different website. B. Web support is added by default in most installations. C. This is not something that X can do. Question: 192 A user-defined cronjob is configured incorrectly and is slowing down a server. What is the best way to address this issue? A. Use "cron-d*" to delete each user's cron jobs. B. Use "userdel <user>" to delete the user to prevent additional cron jobs. C. Use "crontab -u <user> -l" for each user to find out who has the incorrect crontab. D. Prevent cron from launching any additional processes by using "killall -9 crond". Answer: C. Explanation: You need to find out which users' cron job is causing the problem and stop the cron job. Reference: http://www.oreillynet.com/linux/cmd/c/crontab.html Incorrect Answers: A. It is not necessary to delete all the users' cron jobs. B. It is not necessary to delete any user accounts. D. Cron is already running a troublesome process. Killing any additional processes won't help. Question: 193 Which of the following tasks cannot be accomplished with the touch command? A. Create a new file. B. Change a file's modification time. C. Change a file's access time. D. Change a file's creation time. Answer: D.

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Explanation: The touch command is used to display information about a file, including its modification and last access times. If the file doesn't exist, touch will create it. It cannot modify a file's creation time. Reference: http://www.oreillynet.com/linux/cmd/t/touch.html Incorrect Answers: A. If a file doesn't exist, touch can create it. B. You can change a files modification time with the touch command. C. You can modify a files access time with the touch command. Question: 194 A site administrator instructs the technician to install Linux as a secondary OS on an existing workstation. He wants to use the boot loader of the primary OS. When requested where to place LILO, the technician should select which location? A. BIOS B. /etc/disktab C. Master boot record D. Partition superblock Answer: B. Explanation: The default location for a Linux boot loader is in the Master Boot Record. However, if you want to use the boot loader of another operating system, you'll need to put the Linux boot loader into a directory in a Linux partition such as /etc/disktab. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 213. Incorrect Answers: A. You cannot put a Linux boot loader into the BIOS. C. If you want to use the boot loader of another operating system, you'll need to put the Linux boot loader into a directory in a Linux partition such as /etc/disktab. D. You cannot put a Linux boot loader into the partition superblock. Question: 195 A network administrator attempted to configure the Ethernet interface. He issued the insmod command along with the driver's object file. However, insmod reports errors about unresolved symbols. Which of the following is the cause of the problem? A. A driver of that type has already been installed. B. The latest version of insmod is not installed. C. The compiled driver is incompatible with the kernel. D. The module is designed for a device of another type. Answer: C. Explanation: Unresolved symbol errors are usually caused by attempting to install a module/driver which is incompatible with the kernel. Reference:
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IGRP C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Roderick W. Smith. This would not cause an unresolved symbol error. B. SMB is a NetBIOS protocol used for communication with Windows computers. D. It is not used with BootP. It is not necessary to have the latest version on insmod installed. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A. Format will erase everything on the partition.webopedia. but only uses 8 GB of the partition. It is not used with BootP. C. Fdisk creates partitions but it cannot resize them. What is the best way to install Linux without removing the other operating system? A. OSPF is a routing protocol. not resize it.com/TERM/B/BOOTP. D. The device just wouldn't work. B. It is not used with BootP. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 571. Run rsize C. OSPF D. Rsize is the incorrect command. Question: 197 A client terminal requires the BOOTP protocol in order to access the server. Explanation: To install Linux. IGRP is a routing protocol.html Incorrect Answers: A. Which protocol must be installed on the BOOTP server to communicate with the client terminal? A. Question: 196 A computer has a FAT32 partition that takes up the entire 16 GB hard driver. SMB B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 43. you need to reduce the size of the FAT32 partition to free up enough space to create a Linux partition. Another operating system is currently installed. commonly used with diskless workstations. FIPS is a utility that can resize partitions without losing data. Run FIPS B. Run fdisk D. Run format Answer: A. Reference: http://www. The module would still load if it were designed for another device. Smith. Explanation: BootP is an IP protocol. Page 69 of 217 . TCP/IP Answer: D. C. Incorrect Answers: B.

B. /tmp/boot. 1 C. Making changes to the syslog. Run the command as a daemon. This is not the default location for application error messages. Question: 200 Which runlevel only grants root access? A.conf C. Smith. B. Explanation: By redirecting the output to a command line in a console. you could read the output by scrolling up the window. /var/log/dmesg C. 2 D. This is not the default location for application error messages. Make the changes to /etc/syslog. D. 0 B. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 613. B. Answer: D. Running the command as a daemon would not capture the output. Add redirection to the command line. Running the command in the background would not capture the output. Question: 199 A new shell command is installed and does not perform correctly. 3 Answer: B Page 70 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: A. Smith. C. Run the command in the background.log B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 198 Where is the first place to look for error messages while installing and testing an application? A. Reference: Roderick W. It generates too much diagnostic output to read on the screen and does not write to a log file. Incorrect Answers: A. /var/log/kernel/errors Answer: C. This is not the default location for application error messages. /var/log/messages D. Which of the following would capture the output for evolution? A. Explanation: Most applications write messages to error logs stored within /var/log/messages. D.conf file won't help because the program doesn't write to a log file. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 656.

C. Incorrect Answers: A. (note: This is not the login name). rpm --remove <package name> Answer: A. only the root user can log in to the system. rpm -e <package name> B. This means that the account is locked. Answer: B. Inside Linux: Page 397. Explanation: The rpm -e <package name> command is used to remove an rpm package. The UID and GID must match. D. Page 71 of 217 . Explanation: The second field is the password field.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Runlevel 1 is 'single user maintenance mode'. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 410. New Riders. This account has no password as indicated by the '*'. Question: 201 A new employee having a problem with account login has the following enter in the /etc/passwd file: User1:*:51:501:John Doe:/home/user1:/bin/bash What is wrong with this entry in the /etc/passwd file? A. C. In the mode. Spaces are not permitted between the first and last name. D. The account is locked. Smith. Runlevel 2 is a multiuser mode in which any user can log in. C. Runlevel 2 is a multiuser mode in which any user can log in. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A. The UID is not valid. Spaces are permitted between the first and last name. Question: 202 What command is used to remove an rpm package from Linux? A. The User ID and Group ID do not have to be the same. B. Reference: Michael J. D. Reference: Roderick W. rm -rf <package name> C. Runlevel 0 shuts down the computer. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 178. rpm -m <package name> D. Tobler. The user ID is valid. Smith.

C.org.forward" file found in user Audrey's home directory. separated by commas. D. It saves a copy of the mail locally and forwards a copy of the mail to audrey@comptia. Reference: Bryan Costales. C. Incorrect Answers: Page 72 of 217 . Question: 204 The following is an example of a ". New Riders.org and does not keep a local copy. You would need to delete every file installed by the package if you were to use this command.org. The refresh rate must be configured. It runs a program audrey that is found in the root directory and forwards the mail to audrey@comptia. However. Resolution capability Answer: D. The RAMDAC must be configured. Audrey@comptia. Inside Linux: Page 135. /Audrey will keep a copy in a directory called /Audrey. Refresh rate D.foward file is used to tell an email client what to do with received email. RAMDAC B. O-Reilly Press. Page 429. all of the following must be configured correctly EXCEPT A. There is no -m option in the rpm program.org Which of the following best describes what the mail handler will do when user "audrey" receives mail? A. Explanation: A . Explanation: The resolution capability is a graphics card setting.org.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: B. The Video RAM must be configured. B. This is the command used to delete a directory. Reference: Michael J. C. D. Answer: B.audrey@comptia. It runs a program called audrey that is found in the root directory and forwards the program's results to comptia. It forwards a copy to comptia. There is no --remove option in the rpm program. Tobler. Question: 203 In order to prevent monitor damage when configuring X. /audrey. B. Video RAM C. this setting when incorrectly configured would not damage a monitor.org will forward a copy of the email to that address. Incorrect Answers: A. Sendmail. You can have multiple entries in the file.

Disk Druid is a hard disk partitioning utility. D. Question: 205 What file should be edited to add two additional gettys to runlevel 3? A. /usr/local/etc/getty.conf Answer: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 490. /etc/rc. It does not run a program called Audrey. /usr/local/etc/getty. Reference: Roderick W. /etc/profile.dlinit.EXE. /etc/inittab B. /etc/termcap does not contain configuration information for the various runlevels. FIPS.EXE is a DOS program that can load Linux. not a Linux boot loader.~/. Question: 207 When BASH is invoked as an interactive login shell. /etc/rc. D. Fips is a partition resizing utility. Incorrect Answers: B./etc/profile. Grub and LOADLIN.bash_login.bash_login. Minix B. C. not a Linux boot loader.conf does not contain configuration information for the various runlevels.bash_login. Explanation: There are various boot loaders for Linux such as LILO.profile C . in which of the following sequences are the scripts sourced? A . LOADLIN. Minix is an old UNIX operating system.EXE Answer: D. ~/.bash_profile Page 73 of 217 . ~/. LOADLIN.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A.profile. B. Reference: Roderick W. ~/. Incorrect Answers: A. ~/.profile. not a Linux boot loader. ~/. Explanation: The /etc/inittab file contains the default configuration information for the various runlevels. ~/. ~/. Smith.bash_login.bash_profile.d/inittab does not contain configuration information for the various runlevels. Smith./etc/profile.bash_profile. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 400. ~/.dlinit.profile B .d/inittab D. /etc/termcap C. ~/. /etc/profile D . It does not run a program called Audrey. C. It will save a copy in the /Audrey directory. Question: 206 Which of the following programs can be reconfigured to boot Linux? A. ~/. Disk Druid D. C.EXE C.bash_profile.~/.

1.1.1. Network: 192.168.168.0. Question: 209 A new video card is added to a Linux workstation. C. The last octet is the host portion of the address. /etc/X11R6/Xconfig C. Broadcast: 192. This is not the correct file to configure X. Broadcast: 192. Network: 192.168.0. rm module C.1. /root/Xwindows/Xconf Answer: C. Broadcast: 192. These are incorrect network and broadcast addresses.0).255 as the broadcast address.0. Network: 192.1. These are incorrect network and broadcast addresses. Explanation: The first three octets of a Class C address are the network address. B. This is not the correct file to configure X. Incorrect Answers: A.0 D. These are incorrect network and broadcast addresses.1. rm -rf <module name> D.168.0.0. The network address has a zero as the host portion (e. /etc/X11/XF86Config D. B.168. This is not the correct file to configure X.2 What are the default network and broadcast addresses? A.1.255 Answer: D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 208 A server has the following Class C IP address: 192.0. /usr/conf/Xconfig B.2 B.0. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 124.1.1. This gives us 192. Smith. Question: 210 What command is used to remove a kernel module? A. D. Reference: Roderick W.0.168. /uninstall <module name> Page 74 of 217 .0 C. Broadcast: 192. Network: 192. 192. Which of the following files is used to configure X? A.g. Explanation: XF86Config is the configuration file for X.1.168. Incorrect Answers: A.168. rmmod B. It resides in the /etc/X11 directory. The broadcast address has 255 as the host portion (255 = all 1s in binary).

Smith. Reference: Roderick W.Remove jsmith from the group jsmith Answer: C Question: 212 Which of the following contains system user default configuration files and directories? A. D.Remove jsmith to the group salary C . /usr/config C.Add jsmith to the group root B . C. /etc/skel B. Explanation: The default configuration files for user accounts are in /etc/skel. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 574. These settings are copied when a user account is first created.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A. Question: 211 User jsmith needs read and write access to the file named employees but should have no access to the file named alary User jsmith is member of the groups smith and elso? -rw-rw---. This is a non-existent command. The command rm module would delete a file called module from the current directory. The rm -rf command would delete all files in a directory called <module name>. The default user configuration files are not stored in the /usr/config directory.Remove jsmith from the group belso D .conf file. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 260.1 salary belso 4230 Jun 18 18:01 salary Which of the following should be done to accomplish the goal? A . Incorrect Answers: B. Question: 213 A new printer has been installed and the printcap file has been edited. Reference: Roderick W. The default user configuration files are not stored in the /etc/user.conf Answer: A.1 jsmith root 113 Jun 16 12:59 employees -rw-r---. /usr/local/bin D. Explanation: The 'rmmod' (remove module) command is the correct command to remove a module. D. The default user configuration files are not stored in the /usr/local/bin directory. Smith. /etc/user. Is the printer ready to use? Page 75 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: B.

Smith. What is the proper method to obtain a valid Internet IP address? A. Reference: Roderick W. No. Explanation: PPP (point-to-point) protocol is the protocol used to connect to an ISP (Internet Service Provider). Yes. PPP B. Question: 214 Which of the following protocols is used while configuring a workstation to dial into and connect to a new ISP? A. C. Incorrect Answers: B. D. Use netstat. Use nslookup. UDP is not used to connect to an ISP. B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. UUCP D. D. Incorrect Answers: B. Contact the Internet Service Provider (ISP). Smith. UUCP is not used to connect to an ISP. Yes. B. There isn't a separate spool daemon that needs to be restarted. No DHCP server is available. C. Use ping. you need to restart the printer daemon to activate the changes. SNMP Answer: A. The printer is not ready for use without restarting the printer daemon. Explanation: Page 76 of 217 . C. because it is necessary to run the program called printcap which creates a separate file used by the printer daemon. Reference: Roderick W. No. because there is also a spool daemon that will need to be restarted. SNMP is not used to connect to an ISP. Question: 215 An Internet Web server is being installed. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 339. because the printer daemon must be restarted. because the printer configuration files are read every time the printer spool is used. UDP C. The printer is not ready for use without restarting the printer daemon. Answer: A. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 550. Answer: D. C. Explanation: After making changes to the printcap file.

B. Netstat is used to troubleshoot network connectivity. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 565. Question: 217 A user has just connected a SCSI scanner device to his computer. The scanner device is damaged. The last device is not terminated. C. Using a single distribution is a good idea. Explanation: When installing Linux for a customer. but this is not required and is not the most important 'best practice'. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. D. not to obtain an IP address. but documentation is more important. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. D. Question: 216 Which of the following tasks is the most important best practice when performing a new installation of Linux for a customer? A. B. C. Ping is used to test IP connectivity. Answer: A. utilities. Answer: D. Apply the latest patches and updates to the operating system and applications. C. Smith. Incorrect Answers: B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 346. Use a single distribution for the operating system. the scanner cannot be correctly used by the software. D. Page 77 of 217 . you'll need to contact the Internet Service Provider to find out what IP address to assign to the Web server. it is good practice to document all configuration settings used during the installation. Reference: Roderick W. but documentation is more important. Document all configuration settings used during the installation. There is an IRQ conflict between the scanner and another device. This will make it easier to troubleshoot any problems that may occur in the future. Using default settings may make the installation easier. not to obtain an IP address. Explanation: SCSI devices don't use IRQs. not to obtain an IP address. Nslookup is used to test DNS. Smith. Only the SCSI controller to which the SCSI devices connect uses an IRQ. Smith. Applying the latest patches is important. C. Reference: Roderick W. The SCSI ID is set incorrectly.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 When installing an Internet Web server. Use default settings during the installation and make custom changes after the operating system is running and validated. All of the following are possible reasons EXCEPT A. After installing the vendor's drivers. B. They use SCSI IDs to differentiate between devices. and applications.

Jabber may occur. It is not caused by a power cable. C. Omni-directional communication. Reference: http://www. Direct memory access (DMA) capability. Question: 220 Page 78 of 217 . Reference: http://www. Explanation: All power cables produce an electro magnetic field around them. Question: 219 What is the advantage of using an extended capabilities port (ECP) over an enhanced parallel port (EPP)? A. Answer: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. if it was close to a power cable.com/newcoatings. C. Bi-directional communication is support by both types of parallel port. D. C. Power surges may occur on the network cable. B. D. Explanation: Extended Capabilities Ports support direct memory access (DMA). C. Answer: D. B. C. It is possible that the last SCSI device on the SCSI chain is not terminated. B.htm Incorrect Answers: A. This is known as EMI (Electro Magnetic Interference). B. EMI may occur. Omni-directional communication is support by both types of parallel port.com/ecpmode. Crosstalk can occur when network cables are close together. Bi-directional communication. It is possible that the SCSI ID is not set correctly.htm Incorrect Answers: B. Jabber can be caused by a faulty network card.fapo. Daisy chaining is support by both types of parallel port. D. This magnetic field can interfere with data traveling along a network cable if the network cable is close to the power cable. This is not supported by Enhanced Parallel Ports. not by a power cable. Question: 218 What may happen if a network cable and a power cable are too close together? A. Power surges would not occur on a network cable.kemcointernational. Crosstalk may occur. It is possible that the scanner is damaged. Daisy chaining capability.

B. Explanation: When working with components in a PC. ATA devices have not been set up with the configuration diskette. Properly ground himself. C. this is the most likely cause of the problem. Question: 222 Enabling Init13h support on a SCSI controller card enables use of which of the following devices? A. physically connected to the ATA controller and power supply. this can be disabled. The CMOS setup is set to ignore all ATA devices. Which of the following is the most likely problem? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A technician booted a PC and noted that none of the four ATA devices were detected. As all the devices are correctly fitted. Remove the CMOS battery. ATA devices do not need to be set up with a configuration diskette. Reference: Roderick W. Printer C. Ensure that the humidity is below 5%. and jumpered correctly. D. Explanation: ATA devices are usually auto-detected by the CMOS during system boot up. You should ground yourself. D. The BIOS does not appear to support ATA devices. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 563/4. Question: 221 A technician wants to replace a system processor. However. Scanner B. Hard drive Answer: D. You don't need to remove the CMOS battery to change the processor. He verified that the devices were cabled properly. Answer: B. It is not necessary to ensure that the humidity is below 5%. not the PC. B. D. No PC can support four ATA devices. D. Tape drive D. Smith. All modern BIOSs support ATA devices. Answer: C. A common way to do this is to wear a strap that fits to your wrist and connects to the metal case of the computer. What should he do before beginning the work? A. Incorrect Answers: A. C. B. Properly ground the PC. Page 79 of 217 . Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers: A. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 31. Smith. it is important to ground yourself to prevent static electricity shocks which can destroy PC components. All modern PCs can support at least four ATA devices.

not a printer.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: To use a SCSI hard disk. not a tape drive. The SCSI bus is not properly terminated. Question: 223 How can an ATA-66 hard drive be utilized with an UDMA-33 controller? A. C. Init13h support enables the use of a SCSI hard disk. Smith. Answer: B. Init13h support enables the use of a SCSI hard disk. C. It is not necessary to install a new controller. D. Reference: Roderick W. B. B. Incorrect Answer: B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 579. More than one device is required for proper SCSI operation. C. External SCSI devices are supported by Linux. You don't need more than one device on a SCSI chain for proper SCSI operation. Answer: A. D. Incorrect Answers: A. you need to ensure that Init13h support is enabled on the SCSI controller. C. The cable is over the 2-foot limit for the type controller. It is possible that the bus was terminated at the device before the unrecognized device. It is not necessary to reconfigure the jumper settings on the motherboard. B. D. C. Explanation: An ATA-66 hard drive can run on a UDMA-33 controller. Reconfigure the jumper settings on the motherboard. An ATA-66 controller must be installed. External SCSI devices are not supported by Linux. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 225 Page 80 of 217 . Explanation: It is most likely that the SCSI bus is incorrectly terminated. Init13h support enables the use of a SCSI hard disk. There is no 2 foot limit on a SCSI chain. Smith. Question: 224 A single SCSI device is not recognized during SCSI BIOS initialization. It is not necessary to flash the BIOS. D. Incorrect Answers: A. Which of the following has most likely caused this? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 30-31. Flash the BIOS. not a scanner. Install the hard drive normally.

Page 81 of 217 . In full duplex mode. C. A hexadecimal number that makes a network interface card unique. Defrag does not repair bad sectors and Scandisk is a Windows utility. Which is the first action to take? A. B. The encryption key used for IPSEC. it will fail again if you try to reboot. The MAC address is unrelated to IPSEC. C. Answer: D. Explanation: The best course of action would be to test the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic utility to confirm that the hard disk has bad sectors. B. Reference: Roderick W.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 What is the Media Access Control (MAC) address of an Ethernet interface? A. this speed is doubled. Question: 226 After having worked for several months. Incorrect Answers: A. Replace the defective HDD and reload the system. The 48 bits signify the vendor of the card and the last 48 bits are unique for every card sold by the vendor. 10 Mbps B. C. The 32 bit address is the IP address. If the PC failed to boot to due a bad hard disk. C. An identifier used when forwarding packets between routers. Incorrect Answers: A. It may not be necessary to replace the hard drive. Smith. The 96 bit number is usually displayed as a hexadecimal number. 50 Mbps C. 100 Mbps D. not the MAC address. a PC fails to boot and indicates that the HDD has bad sectors. Run Scandisk and Defrag to repair the damaged sectors. Routers use software addresses such a IP addresses. Answer: B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 327. A 32-bit address that is often associated with a logical name. Reboot the system to remove the message. D. Explanation: The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps. D. 200 Mbps Answer: C. Run the manufacturer's Diagnostic Utility. D. Explanation: Every network card has a 96 bit unique identifier 'burned' into the card. The MAC address is a hardware address. Question: 227 What is the maximum bandwidth of 100BaseTX in half-duplex mode? A. B.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. the system reports the same configuration error. Stand-alone server. not 50. in which type of system would the device most commonly be used? A. Mobile workstation. C. After a cold reboot. This is not a network firewall. Reference: Roderick W. The technician fixes the BIOS settings and the problem is solved. D. not 10. B. These are commonly used in laptops. Explanation: The exhibit shows a PCMCIA card. Smith. D. B. 200Mbps can be achieved in full duplex mode.com/wiki/100baseTX Incorrect Answers: A. Network switch. Question: 229 During boot. the system reports a configuration error. Question: 228 Exhibit: Based on the exhibit. The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps.wikipedia. B. This is not a stand-alone (or any other) server. This is not a network switch. The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps. The CMOS battery tests good. Incorrect Answers: A. Answer: D. C. The 100 in 100BaseTX stands for 100 Mbps. What is the most likely problem? Page 82 of 217 . Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 589. Network firewall.

C. Explanation: In digital electronic systems. Reference: Roderick W. but also corrects single-bit errors? A. which suggest a bad system board (motherboard). information is represented in binary format (1's and 0's). ECC C. The BIOS reads the information in the CMOS during boot up. Parity D. D. poor connections. and other factors. Smith. D. ATDT Page 83 of 217 . RAMDAC is used with video adapters and does not perform error checking. ATX B. A bad command interpreter would cause problems when running programs. not startup problems. there is always some chance that a mistake can be made. The system memory (RAM) is unrelated to the BIOS or CMOS. a bit error has occurred. EDO B. ECC Parity in itself does not correct errors. Error correction is the process of detecting bit errors and correcting them and can be done in software or hardware. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 12.html Incorrect Answers: A. deterioration due to age.com/mnecctek/faqs. the BIOS chip is functional. This can be caused by media defects. The CMOS is remembering the configuration settings and the battery is good. Question: 231 What AT command is used to reset a modem? A. Incorrect Answers: A. When a bit is mistakenly interpreted. For high data rates. C. Question: 230 Which type of memory not only detects.aol. B. Taken from ECC Tech http://members. EDO RAM does not detect errors. Therefore. RAMDAC Answer: B. When binary information is passed from one point to another. C. a 1 interpreted as a 0 or a 0 taken to be a 1. Bad BIOS chip. D. Explanation: When configuring the BIOS. Answer: B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. electronic noise. you are actually configuring the CMOS. Bad system memory. component failures. error correction must be done in special-purpose hardware because software is too slow. The fact that you received the same error after configuring the CMOS suggests that the BIOS was able to read the CMOS. Bad system board. ATZ C. Bad or missing command interpreter.

Smith. Question: 232 Which IRQ is used by most FDD controllers? A. C. Explanation: The ATZ command is the correct command to reset a modem. 2 C. usermod -c 555-1234 bsmith B. The comment should be followed by the username of the account that you are modifying. D. B.co.oreillynet. The ATM0 command does not reset a modem. 0 B. echo bsmith:x:502:502:555-1234:/home/chris:/bin/bash> /etc/passwd Answer: A.1234 C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 565. Explanation: The usermod command is used to modify a user's settings. IRQ 8 is available for use by a device added to the system. The -c option allows you to add a comment.com/linux/cmd/u/usermod. not the FDD controller. Question: 233 What command would allow an administrator to add an existing user's phone number to the system as a comment? A. Reference: http://www. Explanation: Floppy disk drive controllers commonly use IRQ 6. Reference: Roderick W. 8 Answer: C. D. modinfo -u bsmith 555. Reference: http://www. 6 D. The ATDT command does not reset a modem. IRQ 0 is used by the system timer.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D.za/hayesat. ATM0 Answer: B. Incorrect Answers: A. useradd -u bsmith -c 555-1234 D.option. The ATX command does not reset a modem. IRQ 2 is not used by any system devices but is used to enable the use of extra IRQs.html Page 84 of 217 .htm#Hayes%20AT%20Commands Incorrect Answers: A.

Incorrect Answers: A. C. B. D. Modinfo is the wrong command to modify a user account. As root. C. Useradd is the wrong command to modify a user account. As root. C. The users that require access to the files should be placed into a separate group. edit the /etc/group file and include all the users to the 'users' group. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 270. Reference: Roderick W. then adduser to create the user accounts. not the 'users' group. run the adduser command to create the shared group. B. Smith. Explanation: The best way to enable users to share files is to put the users into a shared group. The group requires sharing the files created using the application. The kernel is not typically located in the /root directory. and then use the adduser command to create the user accounts. Question: 236 Page 85 of 217 . You need to create a shared group before you can add the users to it. /dev C. D. where is the compiled kernel typically located? A. /root Answer: A. /bin B. /boot D. Smith.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: B. D. Answer: D. As root. Question: 234 A group of users would like accounts created for them. Reference: Roderick W. then edit the /etc/passwd file to change each users GID. The kernel is not typically located in the /boot directory. The group must be created before the user accounts. Question: 235 On a Linux system. You need to run the groupadd command to create a group. They want to access a particular application on the server. Incorrect Answers: B. The kernel is not typically located in the /dev directory. run the adduser command to create the users' accounts. Echo is the wrong command to modify a user account. What method would be used to accomplish these goals? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 169. This includes the kernel. Explanation: The /bin directory typically contains the binary files used by the system. C. run the groupadd command to create the shared group. As root.

umount /floppy B. Question: 237 What command in vi quits without saving changes? A. This means that the contents of any subdirectories will be deleted without giving any confirmation messages.oreillynet. This is the incorrect command to exit Vi. :ZZ B. B. Esc-q Answer: B. :QQ D. D. The unmount command unmounts a disk drive or remote share.htm Incorrect Answers: A. The df command reports the amount of free disk space. The -rf options make the command recursive and forceful. Question: 238 A user has just completed an important document. How should the user unmount the diskette that is mounted on /floppy to ensure that the data is saved on the disk? A. This is the incorrect command to exit Vi.bris.uk/is/selfhelp/documentation/vi-r2/vi-r2.ac. rm-rf* D. The fsck command checks the file system for errors. mount -u /floppy C. Reference: http://www.html Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: The rm command is used to delete files or directory. unmount /dev/floppy. you would use the :q! command. df* B. D. Answer: A. and wishes to save it to his diskette drive and remove the disk. fsck C. Reference: http://www. :q! C. This is not dangerous. This is not dangerous.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which of the following is the most dangerous command to run as root at the root prompt? A. D. This is the incorrect command to exit Vi. C. Simply eject the disk and the system will unmount the disk. unmount -a Answer: C.com/linux/cmd/r/rm. Explanation: To exit Vi without saving your changes. Page 86 of 217 . This is not dangerous. This command when run from the root prompt will effectively delete every file on the system.

Explanation: Grep is a very useful tool for searching the contents of files based on various search criteria. Smith. and display them one screen at a time. you will lose the cached data. Smith. although a minimum of 16 MB is recommended. more D. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Care should be taken when ejecting floppy disks because Linux caches access to them. Syslogd is used to generate TCP/IP error messages and write them to a file as specified in the syslog. If you eject the disk without unmounting it. Inside Linux: Page 13. New Riders. Incorrect Answers: B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 469-470. C. you must use the umount command followed by the device name or mount point. Tobler. To save the cached data to disk. Question: 241 The maximum size of the swap partition is _____ MB? Answer: 128 (?) Page 87 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: B. syslogd Answer: A. grep B. Question: 240 The recommended minimum size of the swap partition is ______ MB? Answer: 16. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 433. D. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 239 Which of the following commands can be used to generate a list of all errors recorded during the month of March? A. find C. not search the contents of files. Explanation: The swap partition should ideally be twice the amount of physical RAM. /dev/floppy is the wrong mount point. C. you could return every line of text that contains the word 'March'.conf file. Reference: Roderick W. Mount is the wrong command. Reference: Michael J. For example. The question states that the floppy is mounted as /floppy. More is used to find files. Find is used to find files.

New Riders. What command should you use? A. It can reduce the size of the Windows 95 partition without losing any data. Reference: Michael J.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: The maximum size of a Linux swap partition is 128MB. C.iu. Inside Linux: Page 17. However. C. You can run Windows 95 and Linux on the same computer. reinstall Windows 95. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 463. Answer: A.6 kernel. fdisk hda2 Answer: B. Explanation: FIPS is a partition resizing tool. Question: 243 You are partitioning your second SCSI hard drive. fdisk hdb D. the limit is 8 files of 2 gig for an maximum of 32 gig for the 2.4 and 2.html Question: 242 You have a computer with Windows 95 installed and want to install Linux on it. Page 88 of 217 .0/1685. Smith. D. Incorrect Answers: B. Reference: Roderick W. Comment. It is not necessary to reinstall Windows 95. C. thus freeing up enough space to create a Linux partition. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 43. B. Smith. Create a directory under Windows 95 and install Linux in that directory. How could you manage to install Linux on this computer with the least amount of effort? A. possible incorrect answer: in the kernel archive.ussg.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0306. Explanation: SCSI hard drives use the sd<letter> notation with the first drive being letter a (sda) and the second drive being letter b (sdb). D. SCSI hard drives use sd not hd. there is no free space available. fdisk sda2 B. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. SCSI hard drives use sd not hd. although Linux supports up to 16 swap partitions. You cannot run Windows 95 and Linux on the same computer. not numbers. Use fips to resize the partition containing the Windows 95. [Andrew Morton] (the linuxhacker) http://www. D. You cannot install Linux into a subdirectory in Windows 95. Tobler. Repartition the hard drive. SCSI hard drives use letters. fdisk sdb C.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 244 While using fdisk what command would you use to see the partition table? A. swap Answer: A. Create a swap partition of type 82. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 457. What is the first step you use? A. D. Question: 246 You have a new. Incorrect Answers: B. The m option is used to display the main menu. D. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. S is not a partition type code. a D. The a option is used to toggle a bootable flag on a partition. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. Explanation: Page 89 of 217 . not display the partition table. 0x83 C. Format the hard drive to use the ext2 filesystem. Question: 245 What type would you set on a partition to make it a swap partition? A. s D. C. 0x82 B. The w option is used to write the changes. not the partition table. 0x83 is the type code for a file system partition. not display the partition table. w B. Answer: D. Create a primary partition using fdisk. Explanation: The p option used with fdisk is used to display the partition table. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 541. Explanation: Swap partitions use the type code 0x82. Smith. Swap is not a partition type code. C. m C. C. Create an extended partition to be used for the data. empty hard drive that you will use for Linux. p Answer: D.

You should have created another primary partition instead of an extended partition. You don't need to create two primary partitions. megabytes or gigabytes). Incorrect Answers: A. you need to designate its size by defining the starting and ending __________Answer: cylinders. What command would you use to create the ext2 filesystem? Answer: mkfs. For this reason. What is the problem? A. Answer: C. C. You need to create a partition before you can format it. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 249 In order to apply a filesystem to your new partitions you must format them. you are prompted to enter the starting and ending cylinders (although you can specify a size in bytes. B. Incorrect Answers: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 458. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Linux needs a primary partition to boot from. not a swap partition. Linux needs a primary partition to boot from. so the syntax is likely to be correct. There is no special command to format extended partitions. You have to use the fdformat command to format extended partitions. (This can also be done as part of the installation process). Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 457. a swap partition and an extended partition. Smith. B. You can format the primary partition but when you try to format the extended partition it fails. Explanation: The purpose of an extended partition is to house logical partitions. Your syntax is wrong for the format command when attempting to format the extended partition. you cannot format an extended partition (you must create a logical partition first). not an extended partition. You cannot format an extended partition. Reference: Roderick W. B. Question: 247 You have created a primary partition. D. Page 90 of 217 . kilobytes. Explanation: When creating a new partition.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 The first step to installing Linux on a new hard disk is to create a primary partition. C. Question: 248 When you create a new partition. Smith. You successfully formatted the primary partition.

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Explanation: The command used to format a partition (which creates a file system) is mkfs (make file system). Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459. Question: 250 When formatting your partition with the mkfs command, you can also pass to the command the type of filesystem and the number of _______? Answer: blocks. Explanation: When formatting a partition with the mkfs command, you can specify the number of blocks although this isn't necessary because mkfs can calculate this based on the size of the partition. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 459. Question: 251 You have new documentation that you wish to install so that it will be available to your users. Which directory would be the most appropriate to use for these files? A. /tmp B. /usr C. /lib D. /mnt Answer: B. Explanation: Most documentation including man pages is kept in the /usr directory. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 469. Incorrect Answers: A. /tmp is not the usual location for documentation. C. /lib is not the usual location for documentation. D. /mnt is not the usual location for documentation. Question: 252 Each inode contains extensive information on a file. Which of the following is not contained in the inode? A. File size. B. Filename. C. File's owner. D. Number of links to the file. Answer: B. Explanation: An inode contains the type (for example, plain file, directory, symbolic link, or device file) of the file; its owner, group, and public access permissions; the owner and group ID numbers; its size in
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bytes; the number of links (directory references) to the file; and the times of last access and last modification to the file. However, an inode does not contain the name of the file. Reference: http://perl.plover.com/yak/ext2fs/slide019.html Incorrect Answers: A. An inode does contain the file size. C. An inode does contain the file's owner. D. An inode does contain the number of links to a file. Question: 253 When you issue the command ls -1, the first character of the resulting display represents the file's _________Answer: type. Explanation: The first character displayed in the output of the ls -l command represents the file's type. For example, d represents a directory. Reference: http://www.firstlinux.com/articles/cards/permissions.shtml Question: 254 In order to run fsck on the root partition, the root partition must be mounted as _________. Answer: read only. Explanation: Fsck must only be run on unmounted or read only partitions. This is because any changes to the file system during normal read/write operations can confuse fsck and cause file system corruption. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 462. Question: 255 You cannot mount /dev/hdb1 and suspect that the superblock is bad. How do you fix this? A. Use the mkfs command. B. Use the fsck command with the -f option. C. Use the e2fsck to replace the superblock with a copy saved to another location on your disk. D. Restore the superblock from your tape backup. Answer: C. Explanation: The e2fsck utility can be used to replace the superblock with a copy saved to another location on the disk. Reference: http://www.mandrakeuser.org/docs/admin/arecov3.html Incorrect Answers:
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A. The mkfs command will format the disk causing data loss. B. Fsck cannot be used to restore the superblock. D. You cannot restore the superblock from a tape backup because you cannot mount the drive. Question: 256 Why should you track the amount of free space on your disk? A. If there is no free space, you will not be able to write to that filesystem. B. If there is no free space, you will not be able to install new applications. C. If the amount of free space becomes less then 50 percent, then your system will slow down. D. If the amount of free space is too low, you system will not boot. Answer: A. Explanation: If there is no free space on a disk, you will not be able to write to that disk. Incorrect Answers: B. You will not be able to install new applications, but that is less of a problem than not being able to write to the disk. C. Disk space of less than 50% will not slow the system down. D. Low disk space will not prevent the system booting. Question: 257 You want to know how much space is being occupied by your user's home directories. Which of the following will provide you with this information? A. du -l /home B. du -b /home C. du -m /home D. du -c /home Answer: D. Explanation: The du (disk usage) command with the -c option will display the total used space in the specified directory. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 477. Incorrect Answers: A. The -l option is used to count the size of all files, whether or not they have already appeared (i.e., via a hard link). B. The -b option is used to display the size in bytes of all the files in the specified directory. C. The -m option is used to display the size in megabytes of all the files in the specified directory. Question: 258 You also need to know the amount of free space on the partition containing the user's home directories. Which of the following commands will provide this information? A. df /home B. df -i /home C. df --sync
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D. df -T Answer: A. Explanation: The df (disk free) command is used to display the free space in the specified partition or directory. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 471. Incorrect Answers: B. The -i option is used to display information about the inodes, not the free space. C. You need to specify the /home directory. Also, the -sync option is incorrect. D. You need to specify the /home directory. Also, the -T option is incorrect. Question: 259 You notice that the amount of free space is getting low. When you check the contents of the /tmp directory, you find several hundred files so you delete them. After deleting these temp files, you check the amount of free space, however, it has not increased. What should you do? A. Move the /tmp directory to another partition. B. Delete the partition containing the /tmp directory, recreate it and restore its contents. C. Delete the /tmp directory and recreate it. D. Run fsck on the filesystem containing the /tmp directory. Answer: C. Explanation: The easiest way to fix this is to delete and recreate the /tmp directory (it's easy because the directory is empty). Incorrect Answers: A. It is not necessary to move the /tmp directory to another partition. B. There are no contents to restore as they have been deleted. D. Fsck is time consuming and hence unnecessary. Question: 260 You have the /var directory on its own partition. You have run out of space. What should you do? A. Reconfigure your system to not write to the log files. B. Use fips to enlarge the partition. C. Delete all the log files. D. Delete the partition and recreate it with a larger size. Answer: B. Explanation: FIPS is a partition resizing tool. It can reduce or enlarge a partition without losing data. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 43. Incorrect Answers: A. You should not prevent the system writing log files. C. You should not delete all the log files. D. It is unnecessary to delete the partition, which would require restoring the data.

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You can boot Linux using a boot loader such as LILO. Type linux at the boot: prompt. Man logs would display the man files for a program named logs. Question: 262 When the kernel is loading. Which of the following is not one of these? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 213/4.messages file. Type linux from a DOS prompt under Windows 95. Reference: Roderick W. cat kernel. C. B. dmesg B. it writes any messages to the _______ file. Smith. Question: 263 What command can you use to see the boot messages? A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 615. D.messages file. Smith. man logs Answer: A. it writes any messages to the /var/log/boot. C. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 615. Answer: A. D.messages C. Explanation: When the kernel is loading. logview D. From a floppy disk. You can boot Linux with a Linux boot floppy disk. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 264 Page 95 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 261 You can start Linux in many different ways. C. Incorrect Answers: B. Logview is the incorrect command to view the boot messages. Explanation: The dmesg utility displays all the boot messages that were displayed during system boot up. Using a boot loader such as LILO. You can boot Linux by typing Linux at the Linux boot prompt. Explanation: 'Linux' is not a DOS command and so cannot be used to start Linux. Reference: Roderick W. D. Answer: /var/log/boot.messages. Incorrect Answers: B. The boot messages are not stored in the kernel.

Identifies the entry. D. B.conf C. Smith. init D. Explanation: The inittab file is the configuration file for the init daemon. Question: 265 Each entry in the /etc/inittab file contains four fields the third of which is the Action field. Incorrect Answers: A. Specifies the command to execute. The purpose of the action field is to tell the init daemon what to do with each process. it calls the ______ daemon which is responsible for creating new processes. syslog Answer: C. C. Sys. Incorrect Answers: A. B. sys.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 After the kernel is loaded. Reference: Roderick W. What is the purpose of this field? A. Inittab is the configuration file for the init daemon. The process field specifies the command to execute. Explanation: The init daemon (initd) is sometimes known as a "super server". Reference: Roderick W. The ID field identifies the entry. B. Smith. D. Page 96 of 217 . Answer: C. The format of each entry in the inittab file is ID: runlevel: action: process. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 399.conf is not a daemon. A. Defines how to handle the entry. This file contains the defined runlevels on a Linux system. inittab B. The runlevel field defines which runlevels this line applies to Question: 266 Which file should you examine to determine the defined runlevels for your system? Answer: /etc/inittab Explanation: The inittab file is the configuration file for the init daemon. because it is responsible for starting all the other services (processes). Defines which runlevels this line applies to. Syslog is not a daemon. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 393.

Question: 269 Where are the startup scripts defined? A. Users cannot log in to the system. sys.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Roderick W. Init does read the inittab file. Network services are disabled. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 399. C.oreillynet. Reference: http://www. /etc/init. /etc/inittab D. init [runlevel] B. /etc/scripts C.3-Manual/custom-guide/s1-rescuemodebooting-single. network services are disabled and only the root user can log in. Answer: C. In this mode. C. sys. Question: 267 How does single user mode differ from other runlevels? A. B. D.redhat. B. D. only root can log in.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7.d B.html Incorrect Answers: B. Reference: http://www. /etc/start Page 97 of 217 . D. Explanation: Single user mode (sometimes known as single user maintenance mode or runlevel 1) is used to carry out maintenance to a system. Init does not read the /etc/inittab file. Explanation: The correct command to change the runlevel of a Linux system is 'init [runlevel]'. All processes are stopped and the root filesystem is mounted as read-only when in single user mode. It is a configuration file for the init daemon. Smith. Not all processes are stopped and the file system is not mounted in read only mode. Halt is the incorrect command. /etc/inittab is not a command.init [runlevel] Answer: A. Users can only log into the system across the network.com/linux/cmd/i/init.init is not a command. Question: 268 What should you type to change the runlevel of your system? A. halt [runlevel] C.html Incorrect Answers: A.

Load modules. Smith. /etc/conf. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 411-412. There is a script to run fsck. Explanation: The /etc/conf. This is the incorrect folder. Question: 270 Which of the following tasks is not controlled by one of the rc startup scripts? A. Smith. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 394. Backing up user directories is not controlled by one of these scripts. /etc/conf. D. Page 98 of 217 . /etc/inittab D. Incorrect Answers: B. the init daemon starts the scripts defined in the /etc/init. Reference: Roderick W. Explanation: The init daemon runs the rc startup scripts to start various processes when the system boots. There is a script to load modules. Mount files ystem. What file do you use to pass parameters to a module? A. Question: 271 Modules are pieces of kernel code that you can load or unload. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 402. Incorrect Answers: B. Explanation: When a system starts up. Inittab is the configuration file for the init daemon.modules Answer: D. Backup user's directories. Reference: Roderick W.mod B. D.d folder according to the configuration in the inittab file. Smith. This is the incorrect folder. C. Answer: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. Reference: Roderick W. C. There is a script to mount the file system. Run fsck. C. /etc/modules C.modules file is used to associate a module (driver) with hardware device. /etc/inittab Answer: A. B.

Change the runlevel to single user mode. Question: 273 You have made changes to the /etc/inittab after installing your UPS.oreillynet. The /etc/inittab file is used by the init daemon. The /etc/inittab file. /etc/power. not the /etc/conf. It is not necessary to change the runlevel. C. D. /etc/ups. Answer: C. Source is the incorrect command. not the /etc/power. /etc/inittab C. Which file should you use to define the steps to be taken in the case of a power failure? A. Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: The init daemon is responsible for starting processes.conf file.ups file.conf D. The init daemon only reads its configurations file during boot. not the /etc/ups. Reference: http://www.mod is not the name of the module configuration file. /etc/modules is not the name of the module configuration file.ups Answer: B. /etc/conf. How do you institute these configuration changes without having to reboot your computer or have your users log off? A. Issue the init q command. The configuration file for the init daemon is /etc/inittab. is used to configure the init daemon which is used start the powerd daemon. is used to configure the init daemon which is used start the powerd daemon. Question: 272 You have installed a new UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) and the powerd daemon. B. D. B. The init daemon can be instructed to read its configuration file at any time. /etc/conf. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 399.com/linux/cmd/i/init.conf B. Page 99 of 217 . is used to configure the init daemon which is used start the powerd daemon. This file should be edited to instruct the system to run the powerd daemon in the event of a power failure. Explanation: The init q command is used to instruct the init daemon to reread the /etc/inittab file and carry out the instructions in the file. Issue the command source /etc/inittab.conf file. Reference: Roderick W. D. The /etc/inittab file. C.html Incorrect Answers: A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. C. Smith. The /etc/inittab file.

D. Hold the shift key down when booting until you get a prompt. You have to boot your default image and then look at the configuration file. D. LILO will work with other operating systems such as DOS and Windows. Answer: C. It can specify up to 16 different boot images. Question: 276 You have made changes to the LILO configuration file but you are not sure the changes will work.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 274 Which of the following statements is not true about LILO? A. Incorrect Answers: A. LILO can be used on a floppy disk to install Linux. You can choose any installed boot image. you cannot remember what you named them and you do not want to boot your default image. Incorrect Answers: A. B. It must replace the master boot record on your hard drive. Answer: B. Smith. B. LILO can be used to specify up to 16 different boot images. How can you test the new configuration without installing it? A. Explanation: At the LILO boot prompt. It will work with other operating systems such as DOS and Windows. At the boot: prompt. you can use the tab key to toggle between the various boot images on the system. Question: 275 You boot your system using LILO. Tobler. You don't need to hold the shift key down whilst booting. LILO -t B. press the Alt key. C. It can be located elsewhere. At the boot: prompt. but this isn't a requirement. you don't have to boot the default image. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 213. Reference: Michael J. It can be used on a floppy to boot Linux. Reference: Roderick W. New Riders. press the Tab key. not the Alt key. You need to press the tab key. LILO Page 100 of 217 . B. LILO -c filename C. D. What should you do? A. Inside Linux: Page 374. C. Although you have four different boot images on your system. LILO -s filename D. D. Explanation: The default location for the Linux boot loader is in the Master Boot Record (MBR).

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 216. You need the -t option to test the configuration.html Incorrect Answers: B. C. Smith. Smith. Add a line containing a timeout.conf. Reference: Roderick W. D.b image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.conf file.conf). Reference: http://www-ugrad. Question: 277 What is the complete name of the default configuration file for LILO? Answer: /etc/lilo.0.conf Explanation: The LILO configuration file is /etc/lilo. C. The LILO command without any options will install LILO without testing the configuration file. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 216/7. Page 101 of 217 . Explanation: The -t option used with LILO is used to test the LILO configuration file (/etc/lilo.colorado.conf file.conf file to make a prompt appear every time you boot your system? A. What changes should you make to the /etc/lilo. There is no timeout option for the lilo. Reference: Roderick W. not prompt=30. Explanation: To configure LILO to display a boot prompt.cs. Answer: A. B.conf file is as follows: boot=/dev/hda map=/boot/map install=/boot/boot. Question: 278 Part of your /etc/lilo. D. You need the -t option to test the configuration.36. Incorrect Answers: B. Change the label to boot: instead of linux. Add a line containing prompt=30. not the -c option. Add a line containing prompt. You must then run the LILO command to activate the changes. not the -s option. The line should contain just prompt.7 label=linux root=dev/dha1 You would like to start in a single user mode but you do not get a boot: prompt.edu/udp/admin/linux-howto.0. C. you need to add a line containing the word prompt to the lilo.

If LILO loaded successfully. C. Question: 279 You have changed /etc/lilo. usually media failure. Question: 280 When booting your system after installing LILO you see LIL. D. C. If LILO could only complete the first stage. LILO could not load the map file. If LILO wasn't installed properly. You need to run the lilo command without any options to activate the changes. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 634.new. Install the configuration changes by issuing the command /sbin/lilo -u. Explanation: If you only see LIL. Reference: Roderick W. Smith. Reference: Roderick W. B. What could be the problem? A. shutdown -t now Page 102 of 217 . shutdown -k now B. you must run the lilo command to activate the changes.when booting the system. Answer: D. The label is just the displayed name of the operating system. however. Question: 281 You are going to install a new hard disk in your system. Explanation: After making changes to the lilo.conf file. LILO loaded successfully but the kernel is corrupt. Incorrect Answers: A. usually a geometry mismatch. You must not rename the configuration file. you would see the word LI during boot up. Rename your configuration file to /etc/lilo. Which of the following commands will halt your system so you can install the new hardware? A. shutdown -r now D. LILO is not installed properly. you wouldn't see any part of the work LILO during boot up. when you restart your computer you still do not have a prompt. B. Answer: B. D. B. C. Install the configuration changes by issuing the command /sbin/lilo -t. you would see the word LILO during boot up.and then nothing happens. C. Smith. D. shutdown -h now C. LILO could only complete the first stage. Install the configuration changes by issuing the command /sbin/lilo. Incorrect Answers: A.conf. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 218.conf to cause a boot: prompt to show. What should you do? A. The -t option will test the configuration but not activate the changes.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. it means that LILO could not load the map file.

reboot D.allow file. B. Incorrect Answers: A. Explanation: The shutdown -h command will shut down your system properly. init B. The -h option issues the halt command as part of the shutdown process.conf is the wrong file. but he needs to be able to shutdown the system. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 420/1. shutdown Answer: D. Answer: C. It is not necessary or desirable to give the technician the root password. Explanation: The /etc/shutdown. Explanation: When using the shutdown command. Question: 282 You have a technician who will come in after hours to install new hardware in your system. D. You cannot do this. Smith. Incorrect Answers: A. Which of the following commands will send a message to the users? A. Shutdown. Question: 283 You are going to reboot your system but want to warn your users to log off. Give him the root password and change it when you arrive the next morning. D. B. Page 103 of 217 .allow file contains the names of the user accounts that are permitted to shutdown the system. The -t option is used to delay the shutdown. only root can run the shutdown command. Reference: Roderick W.allow file can shutdown the system. halt C. The -k option would display a warning message. Add his username to the /etc/shutdown. D. but would not actually shut down the system.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B. How can you accomplish this? A. C. Smith. Smith. you can enter a message that will be displayed to users before the system shuts down. Reference: Roderick W.conf file. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 420/1. Reference: Roderick W. C. You do not want to give him the root password. The -r option would cause the system to restart. Add his username to the /etc/shutdown. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 420/1. Any user listed in the shutdown.

You typed the name of the page incorrectly. The reboot command does not send a message to users. you wouldn't receive any man pages. grep manpath B. Incorrect Answers: A. Find is not a man program command. D. The files used to control host access is hosts. B. Explanation: You typed the command incorrectly. B. The init command does not send a message to users. the find command cannot search for text. The page you are looking for does not exist on your system. Incorrect Answers: A. C. not hosts_access.allow. If the directory was searched later. What is the problem? A. Answer: C. C. The correct command would be man hosts.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers: A. you would use the / command followed by the word you were looking for. Furthermore. Smith. What would you type while displaying the page to find the location where manpath is discussed? A. but you would have to come out of the man program to use it. /manpath D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 364. The page you are looking for resides in a directory that is searched later. find manpath C. You could use the grep command. Question: 286 Page 104 of 217 . Reference: Roderick W. you would still get the correct page eventually. D. The halt command does not send a message to users. Question: 284 You want to review the man page on the files used to control host access. when you enter man hosts_access you get the man page for routines used to programmatically manipulate access. If the installation of the man pages is corrupt. however. You wouldn't get a different page. The installation of man pages on your system is corrupt. D. Question: 285 You want to find how to set the manpath variable so you type man man. but you would have to come out of the man program to use it. B. Explanation: To search for text within a man page. If a page didn't exist.allow. You could use the locate command. locate manpath Answer: C. It is used for locating files. B. you would get an error saying so.

D. Reference: http://www. You can only have one version of man pages installed on your system at a time.html Incorrect Answers: A. not the man. You type man password but you get the message that no manual entry for password exists. Edit the .profile file and is used to instruct the man program where to look for the man pages. You need to edit the .profile file.oreillynet. info info D. Question: 287 You have installed an additional set of man pages but in Spanish.html Incorrect Answers: A.com/linux/cmd/a/apropos. Question: 288 You know that the info utility provides easier to understand documentation but you have never used it. Answer: C.config file. You only need to set it once in the . It is unnecessary to reset the manpath variable every time the user logs in.config file located in that user's home directory. -q is the wrong option to search the man pages for a specified string. You can have multiple versions of man pages installed on a system. C. How can you access a tutorial on using info? A. Explanation: The man -k command is used to search the man pages for a specified string. B. -c is the wrong option to search the man pages for a specified string.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 You wish to find the man page that discusses how to change a password. man -C password B. What should you do to accomplish this? A. Reference: http://www.profile file. D.edu/depts/accc/hardware/borg/profile.uic. C. Which command will find the appropriate page? A.profile file located in that user's home directory. You would need to edit this variable to point to the Spanish man pages. man -q password Answer: B. You have one user who wishes to use the Spanish pages rather then English ones. man -k password C. B. D. Edit the man. Instruct the user in how to reset the MANPATH variable whenever he logs in. man -c password D. info help Page 105 of 217 . man info B. -C is the wrong option to search the man pages for a specified string. info C. Explanation: The manpath variable can be set in the .

Incorrect Answers: A. Note: /usr/share/doc/HOWTO deserves attention. Question: 290 What does FAQ stand for? Answer: frequently asked questions Explanation: Frequently asked questions are often referred to as FAQs. /usr/doc/HOWTO C. Inside Linux: Page 8. Question: 289 There is considerable documentation covering various tasks provided as HOWTOs. New Riders. /etc/HOWTO B. Explanation: The default location for the HOWTO documents is /usr/doc/HOWTO. The HOWTO documents are not located in the /usr/lib/HOWTO directory. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 657. D. Smith. Smith. Question: 291 When you install a new application. The HOWTO documents are not located in the /etc/HOWTO directory. Reference: Michael J. The info info command is used to access a tutorial on the info program. B. but not display a tutorial about it. These documents are normally installed in which directory? A. /usr/lib/HOWTO Answer: B. D. Tobler. Info help would display documentation on the help command. Explanation: Info pages are easier to understand than the sometimes complex man pages. Man info would display the man pages for the info program. The info command would run the info program. C. The HOWTO documents are not located in the /usr/HOWTO directory. Where would you look for the documentation after installing an application called MyApp? A. /usr/MyApp Page 106 of 217 . Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. documentation on that application is also installed. Info info is used to access a tutorial on the info program. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 657. /usr/HOWTO D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C.

org/ Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: http://www. http://www. Linux Mall and order a new CD.tldp. Question: 293 You have a problem installing an older CD-ROM drive on one of your Linux servers.com B. D. Explanation: www. http://www. /usr/doc/MyApp D. C. Where should you go to acquire the latest version? A. Your local Linux User Group should have a copy. Application documentation is located in the doc subdirectory of the /usr directory. You have checked the HOWTOs and FAQs but have not found your answer. Answer: C. Smith. http://www. They can be found at www.linux-help.deja. C. Question: 292 You need to update your HOWTOs.lug.news. Linux Documentation Project. Reference: Roderick W. http://www. Your local Linux User Group may have a copy . B.org. The website for your distribution will have HOWTOs relating to your distribution but not all the applications that you may have installed.com Answer: A. Application documentation is not located in the /lib/doc directory. D. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 657. In the same directory where the application is installed. Page 107 of 217 . The web site for your distribution. Explanation: The default location for application documentation is in the /usr/doc/<application name> directory. /lib/doc/MyApp C. B.deja.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B.or they may not. Where could you go to search the newsgroups to look for a solution? A.com C. Incorrect Answers: A. The HOWTOs can be downloaded from the Linux Documentation Project website.com is the Google search engine specifically designed to search for news groups.com D. Application documentation is not located in the same directory where the application is installed. You don't need to order a CD. Answer: D.tldp. B. Explanation: The Linux Documentation Project has all the latest HOWTOs.

C.com/linux/cmd/w/which. Smith. Since it searched the entire directory tree. Explanation: Page 108 of 217 .com Incorrect Answers: B. D. Explanation: The whereis command searches for files in a restricted set of directories such as standard binary file directories. The whereis command does not search the entire directory tree. Reference: http://www. You have to update the whereis database in order to keep it current. Question: 295 You suspect that you have two commands with the same name as the command is not producing the expected results. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 652. C. You would not search for news groups at this site. The whereis command will not find source files located on your system. Question: 294 The whereis command is helpful in finding the location of a command as well as its related man page. What command can you use to determine its purpose. The whereis command only searches known directories that are hard coded into the command. Answer: D. Reference: Roderick W. You wouldn't use the whereis command to look for source files. There is no whereis database to update. Explanation: The which command is used to display the full path to the program that would be run if a specified command was issued. B.deja. Incorrect Answers: A. C. What is the disadvantage of using it? A. D. the whereis command can take an excessive amount of time. B.html Question: 296 You locate a command in the /bin directory but do not know what it does. You would not search for news groups at this site. library directories and man page directories. You would not search for news groups at this site.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. What command would you use to determine the location of the command being run? Answer: which.oreillynet. Answer: whatis.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 The whatis command searches a database of short man pages to determine the purpose of a command. Reference: http://www. not the man -K command (note the capital K). Whatis only searches for a single word.com/linux/cmd/a/apropos. The database is not updated automatically. The database is updated automatically. It is the same as the man -f command.oreillynet. B. D.oreillynet. Answer: A. Reference: http://www. D. Updatedb is the wrong command to update the whatis database. Any kernel patches you might apply. Reference: http://www.org/cgi-bin/man-cgi?makewhatis+8 Incorrect Answers: B. Explanation: The apropos command is similar to the whatis command in that is searches the short descriptions from the man pages for a specified string. It uses the locatedb database to answer your query. It searches the short descriptions from the man pages. Explanation: The makewhatis command is used to update the whatis database. B. B. updatedb C. Applications that are installed.eu. Make whatisdb is the wrong command to update the whatis database. It is the same as the man -K command. makewhatis B. C. Question: 299 Which of the following items would not be important for you to record in your system documentation? A. Answer: C. D. not the locatedb database.html Question: 297 What command must you run to update the database used by the whatis command? A. make whatisdb D.html Incorrect Answers: A. It uses the whatis database.tac. It is not the same as the man -f command. C. Question: 298 What does the apropos command do? A. It is the same as the man -k command. Page 109 of 217 .com/linux/cmd/w/whatis.

cd home C. D. Any system problems should be documented. However. Answer: A. Page 110 of 217 . fix it and leave.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. Use as much technical language as possible when explaining what went wrong.. but this is not as helpful as application documentation. Reference: Roderick W. C. What problems with the system you have had. Question: 301 Which of the following commands will make your home directory your working directory? A. Explanation: When the cd command is used without specifying a directory. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. Email your user's your office hours. D. Incorrect Answers: B. Create a directory containing instructions for using all installed applications. You wouldn't leave after every problem you fixed. C. cd. Using as much technical language as possible when explaining what went wrong would confuse the user and would gain nothing. Explanation: A directory containing instructions for using all installed applications would make a system administrator's job much easier. Smith. Question: 300 Which of the following would improve your ability to provide user support? A. Any installed applications should be documented. Smith. Whenever a user has a problem. D. cd home/username Answer: A. Answer: C. Incorrect Answers: A. Reference: Roderick W. you will by default be taken to your home directory. the last time each user logged on is not important and does not need to be documented. B. It would be helpful for your users to know your working hours. When did each user log on last? D. Any kernel patches should be documented. Explanation: Documentation is an important part of any system administrator's job. cd B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 438. D.

com/linux/cmd/l/ls. ls -c home B. How could you determine each file's type by issuing only one command? Answer: file letters tom betty Explanation: The file command is used to display a files type.oreillynet. D. ls -aR /home/username C. You can enter multiple filenames after the file command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: Michael J. Reference: http://www. D.html Question: 304 You have three files in the /home/ben/memos directory called letters.mem will be displayed. C. The -c option is used to list files by status change time.. Inside Linux: Page 55.html Incorrect Answers: A.' directory. The R option makes the search recursive meaning that any subdirectories will be searched. The cd home/username command would not take you to your home directory.mem Explanation: The -r option displays the files in reverse order. The '*' is a wildcard which means that any file that ends with .oreillynet. The -A option does not search the '. It does not display hidden files and it does not search subdirectories. command would take you up one level in the directory tree. Answer: ls -r /home/ben/memos/*. The -l command displays the files permissions. ls -Af /home/username D. Explanation: The a option used with the ls command is used to display hidden files. Cd home would take you to a subdirectory of your current directory named home. Question: 303 What command should you type to see all the files with an extension of 'mem' listed in reverse alphabetical order in the /home/ben/memos directory. Reference: http://www. The cd. New Riders. and betty. C. Incorrect Answers: B. ls -l /home/username Answer: B. tom. Question: 302 Which of the following commands will show a list of the files in your home directory including hidden files and the contents of all subdirectories? A.com/linux/cmd/l/ls. Tobler. Page 111 of 217 .

You need the cat command. Change the contents of a file.com/linux/cmd/f/file. Create a new file. tr Page 112 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. Incorrect Answers: A. D. C. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 654. Answer: D.oreillynet. page C. Smith. not the ls command. Question: 307 Which of the following commands will display a file one screen at a time? A. You need the cat command. Reference: Roderick W.) between the filenames to be combined. not the more command. B. Smith. Explanation: The cat command is typically used to display the contents of a file. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 654. Append information to another file. It cannot be used to change the contents of a file (although it can add append data to a file). cat tom betty > friend C.html Question: 305 Which of the following commands will combine the contents of the files tom and betty into a new file called friends? A. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 306 Which of the following cannot be accomplished with the cat command? A. cat tom. There is no semi-colon (. D. You can combine multiple files into one file or append information to a file with the cat command. B. You can create a new file with the cat <filename> command. cat betty > friends Answer: B. Display the contents of a file. Incorrect Answers: A. C. Explanation: You can use the redirection operator (>) with the cat command to combine multiple files into one file. C. ls tom betty > friends B. more tom betty > friends D. less B. The most common use of the cat command is to display the contents of a file.

Answer: C. cat Answer: A. Reference: http://www. C. Question: 309 A customer needs a Linux server to act as a Microsoft Windows NT server. D.com/linux/cmd/cmd. Which of the following must be installed for this server? A. head C.The head command is used to print the first ten lines of a specified file.csp?path=l/less Incorrect Answers: A. Syslog daemon. D. Reference: http://www. log Answer: C. Reference: Page 113 of 217 . less D. tail B.com/linux/cmd/l/less.html Incorrect Answers: B. The tail command is used to display the last ten lines of a specified file. You want to watch the messages as they are being written to the log. There is no page command. Explanation: Server Message Blocks (SMBs) are used by Windows clients for network communications. D. Network file system daemon. File transfer protocol daemon. B. B.oreillynet.oreillynet.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. C. The Server Message Block daemon provides this service. It does not display the contents of a file one screen at a time. Explanation: The less command will display the contents of a file one screen at a time. Question: 308 You are debugging a new application that is crashing. Tr is used to translate characters. Server message block daemon. The cat command is used to display the contents of files but it will scroll down to the bottom of the file. log is not a valid command. What command should you use? A. Explanation: less is a program for paging through files or other output.

Reference: http://www. The print jobs must be specified by job number which can be obtained using the lpq command. The 'lpc restart all <printername>' is used to restart the printer daemons on the specified printers. Reference: http://www. It accepts print jobs submitted by the lpr command. B: The chown command is used to change the owner of a file. D: /configure <filename> is not the correct command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Roderick W. The Network File System daemon is used for communication between Linux computers.html Incorrect Answers A: /<filename> is not the correct command. She wants to power cycle the printer. The +x option keeps the existing permissions and adds the execute permission. The File Transfer Protocol daemon is commonly used for transferring files across the internet. lpc B.oreillynet.oreillynet. lpd D. but does not want the extra jobs to print out when it comes back online. chmod +x <filename> D. Question: 311 Which command enables a user to make a newly created shell script executable? A.com/linux/cmd/l/lpc. The syslog daemon is used to log system messages. you need to add the execute permission to the file. Which command would she use to accomplish this? A. /configure <filename> Answer: C.html Incorrect Answers B: The lpr command is used to send print jobs to a print queue. D. The chmod command is used to change the access mode (permission) of the file. Question: 310 A user is having problems printing to the network printer. lprm Answer: A. /<filename> B.com/linux/cmd/c/chmod. chown +x <filename> C. Explanation: The 'lpc clean all <printername> command is used to remove files that cannot be printed from the specified printer queues. B. Incorrect Answers: A. D: The lprm command is used to remove specific print jobs from print queues. Page 114 of 217 . Explanation: To make a script executable. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 354. not to make it executable. Smith. but nothing is printing out. C: Lpd is the line printer daemon. She has sent several jobs to the printer. lpr C.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 312 An administrator who logged in as a standard user needs to kill process 1010 that was started by the root user. you should use the tar command to uncompress the files.gz D. untar -xzf update.gz". Question: 314 How could an administrator switch to single-user mode without rebooting the system? A. kill 1010 B.oreillynet. init 1 C. su -c "kill 1010" Answer: D Question: 313 The administrator for a Linux server needs to update the system and downloads the required patch. C: The file was created with the tar utility which called the gzip utility to compress the files. Page 115 of 217 . Explanation: A file with the tar. The filename is "update. To uncompress the file.tar. su "kill 1010" C. You can change the runlevel by issuing the 'init <runlevel> command (in this case 'init 1'). init 0 B. Reference: http://www.tar.gz Answer: B.tar. D: Untar is not the correct command. The z option is used to invoke gzip to uncompress the files and the f <filename> option is used to specify the filename. gunzip -update.com/linux/cmd/t/tar. Therefore. Therefore.gz B. Explanation: Single user mode is known as runlevel 1. cd /single D. gzip -p update. The x option is used to extract the files. Which of the following commands would be the best way to uncompress this file? A.tar. su -single Answer: B. killall -9 1010 D.gz extension has been processed by two programs. you should use the tar command. The tar utility is used to 'tar' multiple files into one archive and the gzip utility is used to compress the files.gz C. you should use the tar command to uncompress the files. tar -xzf update.tar.html Incorrect Answers A: The file was created with the tar utility which called the gzip utility to compress the files. Which of the following commands will kill the process? A.

">>" will take the output of the ls /tmp command and instead of displaying it on screen.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. Explanation: The Kill command is used to kill the process. The default 'niceness' is 10. the lowest priority is 19 and the highest is 1. Page 116 of 217 . Question: 316 The following is the output from a ps command: PID TTY TIME CMD 1054 pts/1 00:00:00 bash 6894 pts/1 00:00:00 nmap 7123 pts/1 00:00:00 ps The nmap process has been taking up too much processing power. D: :: is not a valid command redirector. The nice command is used to run a process with a lower priority. bg nmap B. B: && is not a valid command redirector. Kill 6894 : nice -n19 nmap <arguments> Answer: D. ls /tmp >> DoNotCreateBackup D.com/linux/cmd/i/init. Explanation: The >> symbols represent a command redirector. CTRL-Q.netti.htm Incorrect Answers A: || is not a valid command redirector. What command would accomplish this goal? A. D: Su -single will attempt to switch to a user named single. ls /tmp || DoNotCreateBackup B. ls /tmp :: DoNotCreateBackup Answer: C. Runlevel 0 is used to halt the system.hu/doc/LinuxShellScript/rpf. ls /tmp && DoNotCreateBackup C. When using the nice command. Question: 315 An administrator needs to append the list of files in the /tmp directory to the existing file "DoNotCreateBackup".oreillynet.html Incorrect Answers A: Init 0 will change the system to runlevel 0. bk nmap:6894 D. stop | back 6894 C. The -n19 option will lower the priority of the process. a file named DoNotCreateBackup). Reference: http://www. What command can be used to run nmap with less resources? A. C: Cd /single will change to a directory named /single. it will append it to a file (in this case.

C: CTRL-Q. it doesn't lower the priority of the process. telnet D.redhat. bk is not the correct command.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Reference: http://www. ftp B. What does the command "cd~" do? A.oreillynet. Returns the user to the parent directory of "ip". Telnet is the user interface that communicates with another host using the Telnet protocol. (CTRL-Q is often used to turn all output stopped on screen back on). C. Reference: http://www. Question: 318 The current working directory is /var/spool/Tom/ip. which is why your home directory is sometimes known as your login directory.com/linux/cmd/n/nice.com/linux/cmd/t/telnet.html Incorrect Answers Page 117 of 217 . Reference: http://www. ping C.oreillynet. Commands entered into a telnet console are executed on the remote system. traceroute Answer: C. Returns the user to their home directory. B. B: Ping is used to test IP connectivity. However. Keeps the user in their current directory. Question: 317 The system administrator wants to connect to his servers remotely to create a new user.html Incorrect Answers A: FTP is used to transfer files using the FTP (File Transfer Protocol).html Incorrect Answers A: The bg command is used to run a process in the background. Explanation: Telnet is used to access remote systems. Your home directory is the default directory you are taken to when you log in. D: Traceroute is another utility used to test IP connectivity by tracing the route to a remote host.3-Manual/getting-started-guide/s1-navigatingcd. Returns the user to the root directory. D. B: Stop | back is not the correct command. Answer: B.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7. Explanation: The 'cd~' command is the same as the 'cd' command in that it will return you to your home directory. Which of the following commands can be used? A.

/etc/group D. B. Guests accounts included in /var are separated from user accounts kept in /home.mandrakeuser. Question: 319 Which Linux file shows which users have access to which groups? A. Page 118 of 217 . Reference: http://www. It is a good idea to keep this data separate from the users' personal data stored in their home directories.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A: To go to the root directory. Administrators can separate user files from business files. C: The cd command is used to 'change directory'. Smith. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 243. What needs to be done? A. Add the proper drive module to the kernel. /usr/users C. Question: 320 Why would setting up separate file systems for /home and /var be appropriate? A. you would have to enter the command: cd /. C.org/docs/basics/bfiles2. D: /etc/users does not contain group information. B: /usr/users does not contain group information. Reference: Roderick W. Incorrect Answers A: The group file is in the /etc directory. Use a utility to edit fstab. Question: 321 A customer has installed a new IDE hard drive in a Linux system. not the /usr directory. Explanation: The /var directory contains 'variable' system data such as log files. D: /var is not used to store old applications. to go up one level).html Incorrect Answers B: Quota overruns would not cause a system failure. /usr/group B. Users can access /home for their personal applications and /var can store old applications. B. It does not keep you in the current directory. C: There are no guest accounts in the /var directory. you would enter the command: cd. Answer: A. D: To go to the parent directory of the ip directory (in other words. /etc/users Answer: C. The system is not subject to failure from log file or user quota overruns. D.. Explanation: The /etc/group file contains a list of all the groups and the members of each group. The drive has been partitioned and formatted with the ext2 file system. or cd /var/spool/Tom. She is complaining that the new drive must be mounted manually every time the computer is booted.

oreillynet. Answer: D. Reference: Roderick W.local B. /etc/profile Answer: A. However. Reference: http://www. Incorrect Answers B: No drive module needs to be added to the kernel as the filesystem can be mounted manually. Question: 323 A user wants to have a custom software daemon run each time the system starts. Explanation: The fstab file contains information about the filesystems. Smith. Use the built-in manual pages by typing "man route". Change the runlevel to reflect the number of partitions in the system. Answer: A. Page 119 of 217 . Which of the following resources is the quickest means of finding examples of correct usage? A. Explanation: Every system has manual pages installed by default. B: The HOWTO pages are very useful. not the help command. Search the distribution documentation CD.html Incorrect Answers A: Searching the distribution documentation CD (if there is one) would be a long way of doing it. C: The 'help' pages are known as manual pages and can be accessed using the 'man' command.com/linux/cmd/m/man. C: The drive information must already be in the /dev directory as the filesystem can be mounted manually.bashrc C. Use the built-in help pages by typing "help route". Question: 322 A technician discovers that the route command is being used incorrectly. rc.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. You can access the manual pages using the 'man' command. View the HOWTO pages on the Web browser. Add the drive information to the /dev directory. D. To display information about the route command. using the man pages is quicker. The manual pages contain information about various commands including the syntax and the correct usage for each command.conf D. B. inetd. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 400/1. D: It is not necessary to change the runlevel. Where could this be configured? A. D. This information includes who can mount the filesystems and whether the filesystem should be mounted automatically at system bootup. ~/. you would type 'man route'. C.

Answer: B Explanation: Page 120 of 217 .local file. the computer reported that there are problems with inodes and blocks. Incorrect Answers B: The bashrc file is used to set environment variables for the BASH shell. Explanation: The 'dd' utility is used to take input from an input file (IF) and output to an output file (OF).oreillynet. C: Editing system configuration files cannot be automated because the configuration information would be different each time. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Explanation: Rc. It is not used to start daemons. B. Inetd starts server processes when they are requested. To create a bootable Linux system disk. It is not used to start daemons. To automate access to system hardware information. The file system has become corrupt and needs to be repaired. and therefore should be manually entered into the files. C. What is the problem.com/linux/cmd/d/dd. B: The dd utility cannot be used to create a Linux system disk. it is better to use the rc. Reference: Roderick W.d.local is a startup script that can be configured to start processes or daemons when the system boots up. Question: 324 For which of the following reasons could the dd utility be used? A. For this reason. Reference: http://www. The rc. but it won't start the daemon until it receives a request for it. The boot sector is corrupt and needs to be replaced. C: Inetd. and how is it corrected? A.local file exists in the /etc directory or a script subdirectory such as /etc/rc. D. The drive is configured using an improper file system and needs to be reformatted. Answer: D. You could use this to read information about hardware by taking input from the hardware configuration files and output this information to a single file.conf is used to configure the inet daemon. Question: 325 At boot time. Smith. D. Inetd could be used to start the custom daemon. To automate editing system configuration files. D: The /etc/profile file is used to set defaults for environment variables. To locate and access system log files.html Incorrect Answers A: The dd utility cannot be used to locate system log files. The partition table has become corrupt and needs to be repaired. B. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 394.

Question: 326 A user is attempting to login to a Linux machine but her password keeps getting rejected. Reboot the machine. Reference: http://www. For all active sockets. Which of the following commands should be used? A. The -t option with Netstat is used to display just the TCP ports.com/linux/cmd/n/netstat. but it is more likely that the Caps Lock is on. Replace the keyboard. the system would not be able to find the partitions. Answer: D. the number of bytes waiting to be received. lsport C. you would not get errors related to a corrupted filesystem because the filesystem hasn't been read yet.ca/faqs/section4. Incorrect Answers A: Restarting the machine won't affect someone's ability to log on if their password is wrong. C: You would check to see if root can log in if you were sure you're password is correct and the Caps Lock is off. C.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 If you get errors about inodes and blocks during system boot up. Question: 327 A customer wants to determine which TCP ports are in use on his Linux server. B. and the state of the socket. Which of the following actions should be done first to try to solve the problem? A. D.html Incorrect Answers A: If the boot sector was corrupt. the number of bytes to be sent.html Incorrect Answers Page 121 of 217 .oreillynet. This would not result in inode or block error messages. it will print the protocol. the remote address and port. the most likely problem is that you have a corrupted file system. B: It is possible that the keyboard is faulty. the boot loader would not be able to run.uwinnipeg. This can be caused by improperly shutting down the machine. C: If the partition table had become corrupt. Check to see if root can login. Explanation: Passwords are case sensitive. The most common cause of logon failure due to a rejected password is the keyboard Caps Lock being on. You should use a disk repair utility such as fsck to attempt to recover the filesystem. Check to see if <Caps Lock> is on. tftp B. Explanation: Netstat is a TCP/IP command used to show the network status. Therefore. the port number. minicom D. Reference: http://theory. netstat Answer: D.

Inspect the tape media with appropriate utilities. B: Performing a test restore is a good way of testing a successful backup. However. C. B: Lsport is used to list printer ports. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A: TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) is used to transfer files. it still doesn't necessarily mean that the backup was unsuccessful. Answer: C. B. This will include the services being started at boot time. You should also test the backup by performing a test restore and inspect the tape media. Explanation: If you are concerned about possible errors during a backup operation. the first thing you should do it to check the log files. Reference: http://www. Answer: D Explanation: The /var/log/boot.log file will contain all the messages displayed at boot time (plus any other system messages). you need to use the ax options with the ps command. View the log file. Incorrect Answers A: Viewing the log file is the first thing you should do. B: The dmesg utility can be used to display boot messages. Which of the following is the LEAST helpful in determining that a successful backup was performed? A. not TCP ports. B. The tape drive may pass the diagnostics. not to display TCP port information. Run a diagnostic of the tape drive. examine /etc/init. The ps -ax command will display all currently running processes.log and run "ps -ax". but that wouldn't guarantee that the backup was successful. Question: 329 A customer wants to identify all of the services that were initially loaded by his server upon boot and compare these with services that are currently running. Perform a test restore. D. If the tape drive failed the diagnostics. to display the currently running processes. examine /var/log/boot. then you would know that the backup was unsuccessful. If the tape media proves to be faulty or the restore fails. C: Minicom is a utility used for connection modem dial up connections. Running a diagnostic of the tape drive is probably the least helpful of the answers given.oreillynet. How should he look for this information? A. Question: 328 An operator is concerned that errors occurred during the last tape backup.html Incorrect Answers A: /boot does not contain the messages displayed at boot time. C. examine /var/log/dmesg and run "ps -e". D: Inspecting the tape media should be done as tapes do wear out after a while. Page 122 of 217 .d and run "whatis -x". examine /boot and run "ps-ef".com/linux/cmd/p/ps.

Killing the other rpm instance should solve the problem. This information would be in /var/log/boot. Reference: http://www. C. This is not necessary. D: /var/messages is the wrong file to verify that the service started. If any occurrences of http are found. Explanation: The ps aux command is used to list all currently running processes. not about processes. Answer: C.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialSysAdmin. Question: 331 The administrator uses the rpm command to install a new software package but he gets the following error message: cannotget exclusive lock on database error:cannot open /var/lib/rpm/packages. B. B. Reference: http://www.log. but it isn't used to tell you if the process is currently running. Check whether a second instance of rpm is already running. B: The 'restart httpd' command incorrect. Run "ps aux | grep http". 'Httpd restart' would restart the httpd process. then you know that http is running. Copy the package to the directory /var/lib/rpm/. D. How could an administrator verify that HTTP services are running after a default installation? A.oreillynet.html#RPM Incorrect Answers A: "rpm -initdb" is used to build a new database.html Incorrect Answers A: The finger command is used to display information about users. Answer: D. View /var/messages to verify that the service started. Question: 330 A user is trying to connect to a system via HTTP.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C: Whatis is not used to display the currently running processes. Explanation: The error stated in the question is usually caused by another instance of rpm already running. C. Run "rpm -initdb".yolinux. Run "restart httpd". Page 123 of 217 .com/linux/cmd/p/ps.rpm What is the best way to solve the problem? A. The output of this command is then handed to the grep command using the pipe (|) redirector. The grep http command will take the output from the ps aux command and search it for any occurrences of 'http'. D. Run "rpm -rebuilddb". Run "finger http".

LILO is not installed. The only thing wrong with the command is that is has two redirectors together ( | followed by >). B: LI being displayed has nothing to do with the video driver.netti. Otherwise.oreillynet.txt will be created if it doesn't already exist. B.txt D .find /etc/passwd bob >> bob_groups. What does this indicate? A. The video driver is corrupted.where is bob >> bob_groups. the file bob_groups.cd /etc. D.txt B . The hard drive is not functioning properly.com/linux/cmd/g/grep.rpm" suggests that the package exists in the directory. Explanation: The grep command is used to search files for occurrences of a string . Question: 333 A Linux system boots up with only "LI" instead of LILO. Using the > redirector. The second stage bootloader was unable to start. Answer: D.linuxpeople.html http://www.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B: "rpm -rebuilddb" is used to rebuild an existing database.txt using the > command redirector. Question: 332 What is the quickest way to create a file that lists all the groups to which the user 'bob' belongs? A . Reference: http://www.txt C . D: This command would almost work but it is a long way of doing it.grep bob /etc/group > bob_groups.htm?link Incorrect Answers A: LI was displayed. The output of this command is placed into a file name bob_groups. Reference: http://www. Explanation: If LI is displayed during bootup.in this case bob in the /etc/group file. but has failed to execute it. you would get an error saying it couldn't find the file.txt Answer: B. cat groups | grep bob | vi > bob_groups. This may solve the problem but it is not the first thing you should try.cc/howto/liloerrorshowto. C: The error "cannot open /var/lib/rpm/packages. not to find occurrences of a string within a file.htm Incorrect Answers A: The whereis command is used to locate the binary file and man pages for a command.hu/doc/LinuxShellScript/rpf. it indicates that the first stage boot loader was able to load the second stage boot loader. Page 124 of 217 . C: If the hard drive wasn't functioning properly. it is unlikely that the first stage of LILO (LI) would be able to run. C. C: The find command is used to find files. This indicates that LILO is installed.

Explanation: The most likely cause of the problem is that both network cards are configured with the same IP address thus causing a conflict. it is unlikely to be a motherboard problem.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 334 A system with an existing Linux installation has an onboard network interface already configured as 'eth0' that is functioning properly. There is no error message generated. Examining this file might give some indication of the problem. Incorrect Answers A: Both network cards have link lights. B. boot. Incorrect Answers A: The wtmp file contains information about logins. It is not possible to run an onboard and expansion NIC in the same PC. The /var/log/messages file will contain error messages generated by the kernel before the machine was rebooted. Therefore. however. Therefore.log file may contain some indication of the problem. B: It is possible to run an onboard and expansion NIC in the same PC.log file contains system messages. Question: 336 Using which of the following commands creates a risk of destroying data on a mounted file system? Page 125 of 217 . A PCI network interface card is inserted into an empty PCI slot and configured as 'eth1'. Which of the following files can be viewed to try to determine the problem? A. Smith. messages Answer: D ? Explanation: The boot. An IP conflict between the cards caused networking services to fail at boot. Question: 335 The server has been rebooted after a kernel panic. D: It is very unlikely that the kernel would swap the identification of the NICs. A motherboard defect caused both cards to stop functioning properly. The kernel swapped the identification of the NICs causing neither to operate properly. C: The boot. Both devices have link lights. After the network services are restarted. Reference: Roderick W. neither network interface device has network connectivity. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 609. B: Dmesg displays the kernel messages displayed at bootup. /var/log/messages would be the first file to look at to determine the problem. wtmp B. dmesg C. C. the correct drivers are installed and are supported by the kernel. D. We need to see the error messages generated before the reboot. /var/log/messages would be the first file to look at to determine the problem. What is the problem? A.log D. Answer: C.

oreillynet.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. B. Explanation: The first step in troubleshooting should always be to collect information about the problem. Creating a new filesystem over an existing filesystem will destroy the data on the existing filesystem. mkfs C. fsck B. When you know the cause of the problem. C: The mount command is used to mount a filesystem.html Incorrect Answers A: Fsck (file system checker) is used to check the file system for errors. Try to modify the configuration files. and what the possible cause of the problem could be. you can try to find a solution to the problem.com/linux/cmd/m/mkfs. D: Setserial is a program designed to set and/or report the configuration information associated with a serial port. Reference: http://www. Explanation: The mkfs command is used to create a filesystem on a hardware device such as a hard disk or a mount point. This information can determine whether the problem is hardware or software related. setserial Answer: B. Answer: A. it is not as dangerous at the mkfs command. It would not cause the loss of data. Collect information. Incorrect Answers B: You need to know the cause of the problem before you can test a solution to the problem. C. Although this can cause problems if the filesystem is mounted as read only. mount D. C: You need to know the cause of the problem before you can try to find a solution to the problem. Question: 337 What is the first step in troubleshooting a system problem? A. Test a possible solution. Question: 338 Which of the following is NOT a valid SCSI connector? Page 126 of 217 . It would not cause the loss of data on a mounted filesystem. D. Running this command on a filesystem that is already mounted would just generate an error message. D: You need to know the cause of the problem so that you know what configuration changes to make. Make a hypothesis about a solution.

Reference: http://www. Reference: http://www.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C. SIMM B. Explanation: The exhibit shows a 168 pin DIMM. D: This is a 50 pin Centronics connector. Question: 339 Exhibit: Which of the following types of memory modules is shown in the exhibit? A.nullmodem. RIMM D. DIMM C.htm Page 127 of 217 .uk/Products/Products.html http://www.htm Incorrect Answers A: This is a DB 25 connector. Explanation: This is a DB15 connector commonly used to connect to VGA monitors.orcalogic. B: This is an HD 68 connector.com/HD-DB-15.co. SIPP Answer: B.ramelectronics.net/html/scsi_connecters.

you will need a graphics card otherwise known as a video card. Video Card D. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 145. Reference: http://www.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Incorrect Answers A: This is not a SIMM. network architectures.freebsd. NFS B. SCSI Card B. it is the NFS service that is responsible for the exporting and importing of directories. Explanation: Gnome and KDE provide graphical desktop environments for Linux computers.html Incorrect Answers B: TFTP (trivial file transfer protocol) is used to transfer files across a network. Which of the following hardware components is required? A. Modem Card C. C: This is not a RIMM. Question: 341 A medium-sized business wants to use GNOME or KDE. However. The NFS protocol is designed to be portable across different machines. The Network Filesystem (NFS) protocol provides transparent remote access to shared files across networks. It is not used for exporting or importing directories. Network Card Answer: C. It is not used for exporting or importing directories. Explanation: The NFS service (Network File Service) is used to share directories on a network. To use these graphical desktop environments. Squid D. D: Exportfs is a command used to export directories. Smith. Exportfs Answer: A. Question: 340 What Linux service is responsible for exporting and importing directories with another system on a network? A. C: Squid is a web proxy program. Incorrect Answers A: A SCSI card is required if you have SCSI devices. tftp C. D: This is not a SIPP.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/nfs. operating systems. Page 128 of 217 . and transport protocols. It is not needed to enable the use of Gnome or KDE.

You are unable to ping the hostname which means you have a name resolution problem. It is not used to store customer information. What type of server should the client implement? A. Squid C. a common use of a database is to store customer information. Reference: http://linas. It is not used for name resolution. It is not needed to enable the use of Gnome or KDE. What service needs to be added to the network to fix this issue? A. xinetd D. you have network connectivity.org/products/BIND/ Incorrect Answers B: Squid is a web proxy program. Question: 342 A customer installed a new intranet in their company. you can ping the server's IP address. Pinging the server's IP address from a client is successful.org/linux/db. therefore. Question: 343 A client requires a system that is able to store all of his customer records and records of transactions. Explanation: BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Daemon) is a common type of DNS service.html Incorrect Answers A: A proxy server is used to provide an internet connection and web caching functionality. Reference: http://www. It is used to start services on a Linux computer. Database Server C. but the new network is not working. BIND B. Messaging Server D. In this question. D: A network card is required if you want to connect to a LAN (local area network).isc. Explanation: A database is used to store information. Connection attempts from the clients to the hosts generate "unknown host" errors. D: Portmap is used with NFS to mount filesystems. It is not needed to enable the use of Gnome or KDE.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B: A modem card is required if you want a dial up connection (to an ISP for example). This information could be about anything. Application Server Answer: B. portmap Answer: A. Adding the DNS service (BIND) to the network will solve this problem. A database server is a network server hosting a database. Proxy Server B. DNS is used to map hostnames to IP addresses. that can be accessed by workstations on the network. C: Xinetd is the Linux 'superserver'. However. Page 129 of 217 .

Reference: http://www. Use the command "renice" to show the processes with the highest priority.html Incorrect Answers A: The ifconfig command displays the IP address. B: The ifconfig command displays the MAC address.html Incorrect Answers A: The renice command can be used to adjust the priority of a process. and the active network interface. Use the command "ps a" to list the top five processes with the highest priority. However. Computer hostname D. Explanation: The ifconfig command is used to configure a network interface or to obtain information about the network interface. D. It is not used to store customer information. However. Page 130 of 217 . D: The ifconfig command displays information about the active interface including packets received/sent. C. it does not display the hostname of the computer. B: The ps a command will list all running processes. Reference: http://www. Ip address B. Mac address C. Active network interface Answer: C. the hardware (MAC) address. Use the command "top" to give a real-time updated list of processes ranked by CPU usage. If a process is using an excessive amount of CPU time. it does not display the processes with the highest priority. Question: 345 The system administrator notices that the system is running slow. C: The 'jobs' command to not display a constantly updated list of CPU-intensive processes. Explanation: The 'top' command is used to display information (frequently refreshed) about the most CPUintensive processes currently running. What should be done to find the processes that are using the most resources? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C: A messaging server is used to provide messaging functionality on a network. It is easier to use the top command to display just the most CPU-intensive processes. It is not used to store customer information. D: An application server is used to provide access to applications to workstations on a network.com/linux/cmd/t/top. Question: 344 Which of the following information is NOT returned by ifconfig on a machine connected to an Ethernet network? A. B. The information includes the IP address.oreillynet. killing or restarting the process may improve system performance. Use the command "jobs" to give a constantly updated list of CPU-intensive processes.oreillynet. Answer: D.com/linux/cmd/i/ifconfig.

rpm -ivh package-update-3. listing various options.8. rpm --update package-update-3.i386. fsck B. a package with the same name must not already exist on the system. A script will be created that will be executed daily as a cron job. C: The i option is used to install a package. This will display information such as the installed files for the package.rpm B.5. The -l option is used to display information about all the hard disk partitions. fsck -l D.i396. Which of the following commands can be included in the script which directly relates to enhancing and checking the system security? Page 131 of 217 . Reference: Roderick W. Reference: http://www. rpm-Uvh package-update-3.com/man/fdisk.5.5.rpm D. B: The fdisk command with no options will start a menu driven program.rt. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 178/9. The fdisk command on it's own does not display partition information.html Incorrect Answers A: Fsck is used to check the filesystem for errors. However. C: Fsck is used to check the filesystem for errors.i386. Smith. Explanation: The fdisk command is used to create/view hard disk partitions. It is not used to display partition information.5. Incorrect Answers A: The qa options are used to query the installed packages. It is not used to display partition information. when using the i option to install a package. fdisk -l Answer: D.5i386 rpm C. The v and h options are used to display a series of pound signs (#) to indicate the progress of the installation/upgrade.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 346 Which of the following commands is used to obtain the summary of hard disk partitions? A. Question: 347 Which of the following can be used to apply the package "package-update-3.rpm Answer: B. Explanation: The U option used with rpm is used to install a package or upgrade an existing package. D: Update is not the correct option to upgrade the package. rpm -qa package-update-3. Question: 348 An assistant network administrator has just been assigned the task of performing a daily check of the security system.i386.rpm" to the original rpm package? A. fdisk C.

This will make it easier for an administrator to know if he/she has the most recent version of the drivers. This can be a security risk as it could give an intruder root access to your system. It cannot be used to enhance security. The user is required to change the password at next login. The system is using shadow passwords. The user is configured for X login. find /-name * >> /var/log/daily B. Answer: A. Updates to hardware drivers. C. Explanation: Documenting work performed on a server is very important for troubleshooting purposes. chmod -R 4000 / >> /var/log/daily C. Documenting the actual passwords is definitely not recommended. A list of user accounts can be obtained at any time. It is often helpful to know the exact version of your hardware drivers.intersectalliance. just noting any file system errors would suffice. This doesn't improve security. Reference: http://www. However. Page 132 of 217 . D. New users added to the system. Question: 350 The /etc/passwd file for a Linux system has an "x" in the second field. Incorrect Answers B: Documenting updates to user passwords is not necessary. every file on the system). find / -perm 4000 >> /var/log/daily D. D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. Updates of user passwords. The user account is disabled. File system check times and results. This would result in a list of every file on the system. What does this indicate? A.html Incorrect Answers A: This command would search / (the root directory) for any (*) filename and list the output in the /var/log/daily file. Which of the following written records is the most important to maintain? A. Explanation: Setuid executable files can be run as the file owner rather than the user running the file. B. C. C: Documenting new users is not necessary.com/projects/LinuxConfig/LinuxConfig-4. D: This command would search every file in /etc/ for an occurrence of the word root. B. You can use the find / -perm 4000 command to search for setuid files. D: Documenting file system check times could be useful as it could indicate a deteriorating hard disk. B: The chmod command is used to change the permissions on files (in this case. The output of the search is appended to a file called /var/log/daily with the >> redirector.0. grep -Ril root /ect/* >> /var/log/daily Answer: C. Question: 349 An administrator needs to maintain a log of work performed on a Linux server.

Create a new server called 'loghost'. Incorrect Answers A: If she used a shell script. What is the industry-recommended method to do this? A. Answer: B. However. Explanation: Page 133 of 217 . Smith. Explanation: The second field is the password field. D: The x does not mean the user is required to change the password at next login. Linux distributions that use shadow password files typically place an 'x' in this field. Others place the encrypted password in this field. What can she do so the cron job performs correctly? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C. This will make the cron job run with root permissions. she must have the necessary permissions on all the files. she would still need the necessary permissions to delete the files. Create a script on the administrator's workstation to attach to each server and copy its log files to the local drive. Incorrect Answers A: If the user account was disabled. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 273. Create a script on each server to analyze each of the log files on the server and forward important information to the administrator's workstation. B: The x does not mean the account is configured for an X login. she notices several days later that some of the files have not been deleted. Explanation: To delete the files. Edit her user crontab while logged in as superuser. C. and successfully delete all the files. Log in as superuser and delete the files manually. Specify the administrators workstation as the destination and "*" for which log files to forward. D. C: Deleting the files manually is unnecessary. the password field would contain a '*'. To ensure she has the necessary permissions. Modify the syslog. D: Editing the crontab won't make the cron job run with root permissions. Write a shell script to remove the files. C. Make a new crontab while logged in as root. Run logcp at each server.conf file on each server so log files are forwarded to 'loghost'. D. B. Reference: Roderick W. Question: 351 A user creates a cron job that deletes all files in /tmp and /var/tmp on her home machine each night. B. she should make a new crontab while logged in as root. Question: 352 A system administrator of a 200-server network wants to simplify routine monitoring of log files on each server. Answer: B.

Question: 353 A user tells the administrator that he has found the entry ".login" files.. Page 134 of 217 .. Incorrect Answers A: The su command is used to 'switch user' and open a shell with the permissions of that user. Explanation: The Set User ID (SUID) option is used in conjunction with executable files.' (2 dots) refers to the parent directory. Run fsck on the /home partition because the ".. you should lock the directory and examine its contents to determine if this is a security risk.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 To simplify the monitoring of log files.conf file on each server to configure the servers to save their log files on the central logging server. C. D. rather than with the permissions of whoever runs the file. Use the chrootcommand. C: Editing the login files will not enable a user to run a program as root. D: It would be difficult to define 'important information' in a script. B./run_file -su root". You can modify the syslog. Leave the directory as it is because the ".... and he did not create this entry.' directory is not created by default. Question: 354 Users on a machine need to run the command run_file that requires superuser permissions in order to write to other files... D: A '.' does not refer to the parent directory. C. the file will run with root permissions when any user runs the file.. B. B: The chroot command is not used to run a command as root. C: The '.. and tells Linux to run the program with the permissions of whoever owns the files. Which of the following will allow that to happen? A. Incorrect Answers A: You shouldn't store important log files on a workstation. Leave the directory as it is because ".' directory isn't created by a process at login. D... Edit the users "." is an indication of possible file corruption. the syntax in this answer is incorrect. Explanation: The '. Answer: B.' directory doesn't indicate possible file system corruption. if the root user owns the file." was created by a normal system process at login. However. C: This would have to be done every time you wanted the logs copied to your machine. Answer: D. Incorrect Answers A: '. you should use a central logging server. Therefore.. Reference: Roderick W. Sybex Linux + Study Guide: Page 254. Run " . Which of the following actions should the administrator take and why? A.. For example. Smith. Someone must have created it. Change run_fileto a SUID command." refers to the parent directory." in his home directory.. Lock the directory and examine its contents to determine if this is a security risk. '...

which is saved in /usr/src. Use the upu.bak". Answer: C. However. the Update Protection Utility in X to protect the original file or kernel. From the directory containing the file to be backed up.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 355 A user has accumulated over 500 MB of programs stored in 25 directories. Question: 357 Which of the following commands. Edit the /etc/profile/changelog file and add the filename or kernel version to be backed up. when issued. Now he would like to backup the programs to his home computer by creating a compressed archive and then using ftp to transfer the data to his computer at home. Use tar with the "z" option to create a compressed archive in one step. type "cp <original file or kernel name> <original file or kernel name>. protects a file named classic from being deleted by root? Page 135 of 217 .html Incorrect Answers A: Gunzip is used to uncompress files. Question: 356 How can an original file or kernel be preserved before being updated or patched on a Linux system? A. Reference: http://www.html Incorrect Answers A: Editing the /etc/profile/changelog won't preserve an original copy of a file. Explanation: The best way to preserve the original version of a file or kernel is to make a backup of it. B. B: Zcat is not used to create an archive. Files and kernels cannot be saved because the updates will permanently overwrite the originals by default to eliminate the possibility of version conflicts. not to compress them.com/linux/cmd/t/tar. The z option invokes the gzip utility to compress the files as part of the archive creation process.com/linux/cmd/c/cp. it is still not the easiest way to preserve an original copy of a file. Use zcat to compress all of the files and then tar to create an archive. B.oreillynet.oreillynet. It is used to list the contents of an archive. B: I don't know if there is an 'Update Protection Utility'. Use gunzip to create a compressed form for each file. C. C. D: Zcat is not used to compressed files. if the utility exists. The command to copy a file is 'cp'. Explanation: Tar is the best utility to use to create an archive containing multiple files. The easiest way to create a backup of a file is to make a copy of it. Answer: C. D. D: Files and kernels can be preserved by making a backup copy of them. Reference: http://www. Which of the following is the best way to do this? A. It is used to list the contents of an archive. Use zcat to create an archive and use gzip to compress the archive. D.

Squid Answer: C. Which steps in the Linux installation process for most Linux distribution enables the installation program to search for bad blocks? A. when added to the /etc/crontab file. BIND C. 5 2 1 * * cleanup D. Question: 362 Page 136 of 217 . Question: 359 Which of the following lines of text. and the process with PID number 392 will be terminated. will run the cleanup script on the first day of every month at 2:05 A. A user is given root-level permissions. The Linux Loader (LILO) configuration step. Apache B. chmod a-rwx classic Answer: B. D. The root user will kill all of the processes that were started by root. Answer: B Question: 361 Which of the following can you use if you want to configure a Linux computer only as a firewall? A. Answer: A. You want the Linux installation program to search for bad blocks. and the processes started in March of 1992 will be terminated. The hard disk partitioning step. D.? A. C. iptables D. Question: 360 Which of the following best describes what will occur when the su -c 'kill 392' root command is issued and a valid password is entered? A. The hard disk formatting step. A user will kill the process named 392. chattr +c classic B. C.M. A user is given root-level permissions. chattr +i classic C. The installation type step. B. Question: 358 You are installing the Linux operating system on a computer. 5 2 1 1 * cleanup C. 2 5 * * 1 cleanup Answer: C. 2 5 *1* cleanup B.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. chmod 000 classic D. B. which was started by root.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Your Linux computer has a serial mouse on COM1. The name of each installed package will be displayed. There is a SCSI ID conflict. There is an Int13h conflict. COM2 B. There is an I/O address conflict. COM3 C. PS/2 mouse B. COM4 D. All of the packages installed on the computer will be verified. Detailed information about an installed package will be displayed. ISA sound card D. You want to connect an external modem to the computer. B. Parallel port printer Answer: C Question: 367 Page 137 of 217 . Question: 363 Which of the following statements best describes what will happen when the rpm . What is the most likely cause? A. AGP video card C. D. Answer: C Question: 366 Which of the following devices are hot-swappable? A. B. Question: 364 Which device normally uses a DMA channel? A. The system does not recognize any of the SCSI devices or the controller. PCI modem B. The name of each file contained within a package will be displayed.qa command is issued? A. D. C. Answer: A. There are no Linux drivers installed. Cable video tuner Answer: C Question: 365 A technician installs a SCSI card and three SCSI devices on a new system. Laser Printer C. CardBus network card D. Connecting the modem to which of the following ports can cause the modem and mouse to malfunction? A. USB Answer: B. C.

B. POST C. During the installation process. Now. 10Base5 C. which test examines the CPU. C. 10Base2 B. 10BaseT Answer: D Question: 372 Based on the exhibit. CMOS B. neither the existing mouse nor the trackball work. 10BaseF D. C. B. Reinstall the modem drivers. Linux recognizes only 8 GB of the available disk space. D. Mass storage devices D. in what type of I/O bus should the card shown be used? Page 138 of 217 . Power supplies C. The value of the hard disk size in the CMOS is set incorrectly.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A user adds a serial trackball to his system. DIOS D. Modulater/demodulater Answer: C Question: 371 Unshielded twisted-pair is used for which of the following networks? A. Answer: C Question: 368 A user replaces an old 4 GB IDE drive with a new 30 GB IDE drive. Reboot the system. Which of the following is most likely the problem? A. memory and video? A. CPUs B. Perform a BIOS upgrade. The hard disk controller has no LBA capability. The BIOS does not support larger hard drives. Bootstrap Answer: B Question: 370 ATAPI technology is a standard for which of the following items? A. D. Answer: A Question: 369 During a cold boot of a system. The hard disk has to be low-level formatted to access the full capacity. Reconfigure the COM ports. Which of the following will most likely correct the problem? A.

Update the CMOS using a HEX editor. C. Upon the initial power up. Answer: C Page 139 of 217 . there is no video display. The mouse is not connected. B. D. Use the debug command to copy the BIOS from a new motherboard. D. but the same motherboard with new BIOS version does. Which of the following is the best way to resolve the problem? A. The network card is not installed. Lavel 1 cache D. Which of the following has most likely caused this problem? A. PCI B. Replace the old motherboard with a new one. Onboard SCSI controller Answer: A Question: 374 The current BIOS version on two workstations does not support the processor that will be installed. The diskette drive has failed. but the hard drive and fans power up. PCI bridge C. EISA D. ISA C. CPU fan B. B. Answer: B Question: 375 A new PC is delivered to the site. Flash the BIOS with a binary or HEX file.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A. The CPU is not seated properly. no beeps are heard. C. MicroChannel Answer: A Question: 373 Which of the following is a field replaceable unit? A.

B. what port would he use to connect a CAT5 cable to establish a connection on the network? A. HD-68 D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 376 Which of the following can a parity error indicate? A. When a user installs his new Linux desktop computer. D Answer: B Question: 379 Exhibit Page 140 of 217 . A. RJ-11 Answer: A Question: 378 Exhibit Study the exhibit. What port on the workstation would be used? A. USB B. C D. The IRQ settings are incorrect D. PS/2 C. The IDE hard drive is corrupt C. B C. The software is not compatible with the hardware Answer: A Question: 377 A user has just purchased a new external modem and wants to install it on his Linux desktop workstation. A DIMM is failing B.

and CDROM drive Answer: C Question: 381 A user installed a new hard drive into a system with an existing hard drive. hard drive. He powered on the computer. The SCSI controller. C. D. The controller was damaged by an electrical discharge. but the system did not boot. B C. B. A user wants to install an external CDROM drive onto a system. The hard disk needs a new MBR. D Answer: B Question: 380 What should be terminated on a SCSI bus with one internal hard drive and one external CDROM? A. Which of the following most likely caused the problem? A. A B. The hard disk drive was not low-level formatted first.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Study the exhibit. Which interface should be used? A. Both the hard drive and the CDROM drive D. The ribbon cable was inserted backward on the hard disk. He then connected a ribbon cable to the new hard disk. C D. The SCSI interface card only C. The hard drive only B. Answer: D Question: 382 What is the difference between "shutdown -h now" and "init 0"? Page 141 of 217 .

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A. "init 0" does not power down the Linux system B. "init 0" does not halt the system during power down C. "init 0" does not send a broadcast message to logged-in users D. "init 0" does not stop services before powering down the system. Answer: C Question: 383 An administrator recursively copies the /home directory to a new hard drive using the command cp -R /home /usr/home What further actions are required, if any, to make the files accessible to the users? A. Give executable permission to the users on the new home directory. B. Change ownership of the files, and assign directory permissions to users. C. Change ownership of the files; directory permissions are automatically assigned. D. No further action is required. All permissions are replicates using the cp command Answer: B Question: 384 Which of the following commands is issued to create the group 'sqleditors' on a system? A. group +sqleditors B. addgroup sqleditors C. groupadd sqleditors D. echo sqleditors:x:601: > /ets/groups Answer: C Question: 385 A software developer completed his annual report yesterday. He is now trying to print the report and submit it to his supervisor; however, he has forgotten the name and path of the report file. Which of the following commands can be used to obtain a listing of recently modified files? A. locate -t2 B. find / -mtime 2 C. whereis -time 2 D. grep / -ctime 2 Answer: B Question: 386 A user logs onto the system as root. He attempts to execute the script file a,sh. He is getting the message "Execute permission denied". What command must be used before the file can be executed? A. chgrp B. chown C. chmod D. execute Answer: C
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Question: 387 Which of the following commands creates a tar file called back.tar that contains all files ending with extension ".c" in the current directory? A. tar back.tar *.c B. tar xvf | *.tar *.c C. tar cvf back.tar *.c D. tar cvzf | *.tar *.c Answer: C Question: 388 Where are log files normally found? A. /bin B. /etc C. /tmp D. /var Answer: D Question: 389 A user wants to load a PDF file from the CDROM. What command would allow the user to access this file? A. mount -dos /dev/cdrom B. mnt /dev/cd0 /mount/cdrom C. mount -t vfat /mnt/cdrom /dev/cdrom D. mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom Answer: D Question: 390 Which of the following commands can be used to place print jobs in the print queue? A. pr B. lpq C. lpr D. lprm Answer: C Question: 391 Which of the following strings indicate that the input of the program called printData should be redirected from the file calles "myData"? A. printData . myData B. printData > myData C. printData < myData D. printData | myData Answer: C Question: 392
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What is the most secure way to connect to a remote machine? A. ssh B. ftp C. http D. telnet Answer: A Question: 393 Which of the following commands will create 'bsmith' as a user in the group 'web_users'? A. useradd bsmith web_users B. useradd -g web_users bsmith C. useradd web_users bsmith D. groupadd -group web_users bsmith Answer: B Question: 394 A Linux system administrator has forgotten the root password. Which of the following would be the best way for the system administrator to gain access to the machine? A. Reinstall Linux. B. Enter runlevel 0 and run passwd. C. Reboot and use the mdrecovery utility. D. Reboot, enter Linux single-user mode and run passwd. Answer: D Question: 395 Which of the following commands kan be used to save and resume editing the file in the vi editor? A. :w B. :x C. :v D. :s! Answer: A Question: 396 How can the X Window manager be restarted? A. Press <Ctrl><Alt><Delete> B. Press <Ctrl><Alt><Backspace> C. Press <Ctrl><Alt><F5>, login, and type "startx" D. Change consoles and type the command "kill -9 X" Answer: B Question: 397 What information about the user does the "x" provide in the following line in the /etc/passwd file? chris:x:501:501:chris smith:/home/chris:/bin/bash A. The user is disabled.
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B. The user has no password. C. The user has a blank password. D. The user has a shadow password. Answer: D Question: 398 Which of the following commands should be used to move the file named John1 from the directory /home/j/john/temp to /home/j/john/save? A. mv /home/j/john/temp/john1 /home/j/john/save B. mv /home/j/john/save /home/j/john/temp/John1 C. mv /home/j/john/temp/John1 /home/j/john/save D. mv /home/j/john/save/john1 /home/j/john/temp Answer: C Question: 399 After completing an installation of Linux, the technician is asked to document the current configuration and place this in a public location. The technician documented the following items: 1. Administrator contact information 2. System network settings 3. Application configuration 4. Installed components Which of the following did the technician fail to include? A. The root password B. Disk partitioning scheme C. Location of common system files D. Cost of replacement system components Answer: B Question: 400 A system technician needs to determine with hardware modules are loaded on a particular Linux server. Which of the following commands will perform this task? A. lsmod B. modules C. insmod -list D. modprobe -list Answer: A Question: 401 Which of the following is the best way to change video resolution from 800x600 to 1024x768? A. Run xf86config to change the resolution. B. Reinstall Linux with more options for X Server. C. Reinstall X Server with support for the 1024x768 resolution. D. Restart X Server after typing "resolution=1024x768" as root.

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155. Page 146 of 217 . It will replace the current IP address with 192.168. 53 C. The ppp_auth kernel module is not loaded. but the password in the configuration file on the client system is correct. Use ifconfig to disable the network interface II. I.155. and IV only B. II. The wrong authentication protocol was used by PPP. C. It will assign 192.5 to eth0 as a second IP address C.168. Use ifconfig to enable the network interface using the new IP address III. IV and V only Answer: A Question: 405 A user typed the following command on a machine: ifconfig eth0:1 192. B. I. I. 69 D.5.1 assigned to eth0? A. D. The phone line is bad. Update the routing table with the new paths V. II and V only C. Which of the following is most likely to be the problem? A. III. I.155.168.168. but loses the connection after a few seconds.155. The user dialed the wrong phone number.155. 110 Answer: D Question: 404 Below is a list of possible steps to take in order to change manually from the old IP address to new IP address of a computer. Answer: D Question: 403 What port is commonly used by the POP3 protocol? A. I.5 up What would be the effect of typing this on a machine that already has an address of 192. B. Use insmod to insert a new driver Which of the steps are required? A. II. Update the arp table with the new address IV. The log files indicate tat an "Authentication failed" error occurred. 25 B.168.5. It will replace the old broadcast address with 192. and IV only D.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 402 A user tries to dial into his ISP. The modem dials and connects.

date 020315002002 B. /ets/inittab C.168. which of the following actions should be taken to enable X to display after installation is complete? A. /boot/info D. /etc/inetd.2002 Answer: A Question: 408 Which of the following is a configuration file that contains the system virtual console specifications? A. XF86Config B.conf Answer: C Question: 410 If a video card is not recognized by the X configuration utility during the installation process. /etc/inittab D. POP.155. timeset 1500. /etc/fstab C. It will assign the address of 192. /etc/inittab Answer: B Question: 407 Which of the following commands will set the current system time to 3:00 PM. permissions and information about whether to mount the device at boot time? A.03. Answer: B Question: 406 Which of the following files includes device names. Edit the /etc/inittab to boot the X Window System B. time 0300:02:03:2002 D. /dev/info B. dateset 020320021500 C. /etc/vconsole Answer: C Question: 409 Which file can be edited to disable FTP. mount points. filesystem types.5 to the second physical Ethernet card. Inspect the CMOS for information on the video card and install the drivers that came with the video card. /etc/ports B. February 3. /etc/remote. C. Identify the chipset on the video card and obtain the driver from the manufacturer. Page 147 of 217 . 2002? A.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D.conf D.02. and RSH services? A. /etc/profile C.

lpc C. C. D. The file server is not responding. GRUB does not have to be rewritten to the hard drive after changing the configuration file.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. The WAN Web Servers are not responding Answer: B Question: 414 Which of the following commands can be run to gather specific information regarding the hardware in the system? A. Which service needs to be restarted and why? A. while a ping to a known WAN IP address is successful. C. lpq B. Answer: C Question: 412 Which of the following commands is used to cancel print jobs? A. The proxy server is not responding. dmesg B. tail sysinfo C. which of the following actions is the LEAST likely to disrupt other services on that machine? A. Squid. Answer: B Question: 411 What is the main difference. cat /var/log/syslog Answer: A Question: 415 A Linux system is used for various Internet services and remote user access.conf to include a boot message to the kernel pointing to the location of the video drivers. When a problem arises with one of the machine's services. GRUB does not support passing of kernel boot options. Name resolution is not taking place. cat /var/log/spool D. D. B. Samba. Reboot the machine Page 148 of 217 . lprm Answer: D Question: 413 Users contact the administrator and complains that they are unable to browse the Web. B. lpr D. HTTPD. Kill a daemon B. between GRUB and LILO? A. LILO does not support hard drives larger than 30 GB. Edit /etc/lilo. There is none. nslookup on a popular known site produces the following error: "Host/domain not found". BIND. if any.

z C. c B. he is sure that he has entered his password correctly.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C. Change to runlevel 1 D. Check if he has a valid password. All others can connect via ssh. What is the first thing to do to troubleshoot this situation? A. chkconfig --level 3 dhcpd on Answer: C Question: 420 The Linux system has experienced a power failure. touch dhcpd. After changing to the correct directory. What is the best way to resolve this? A./dhcpd restart C. ssh_config B. Boot into single-user mode and run fsck.so C. Change his password./dhspd start B. sshd_config D. Answer: B Question: 417 A system will not allow root to ssh into the system. After several attempts. . D. /root/. Check to see if <Caps Lock> is on. . C. After a reboot and executing the command "dhcpd start". Page 149 of 217 . -c Answer: B Question: 419 The Linux system is not assigning IP addresses to client systems. Check to see if his account is active. /z D. which of the following commands should be used to permit IP addresses to be assigned? A. B. After the system is booted up.leases D. it hangs with file system corruption messages. pam_deny.ssh/allowed_connections Answer: C Question: 418 tar automatically compresses and decompresses using which of the following options? A. Which of the following configuration files should be edited to permit connection as the root user? A. Disable a network device Answer: A Question: 416 A user calls into the support line and reports that he is unable to unlock his desktop. the problem is not corrected.

Boot into multi-user mode and run "/sbin/shutdown -t3 -r now". The administrator has used "su -" to log into the current account.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B. --man D. D. Boot Linux with a boot diskette and type "lilo" Answer: D Question: 424 Which of the following commands is most useful to determine whether an Ethernet card problem is caused by hardware or the Linux kernel? A. init and ps B. the following error occurs: Error: Can't open display What most likely led to this error? A. Boot into single-user mode and run mdrecoveryd. -help Answer: B Question: 422 While attempting to start an application in an X Window System environment. C. route and ping C. /? B. Boot DOS with a boot diskette and type "lilo" D. C. It is the wrong version of the application. The application is not an X application. Answer: A Question: 421 Which of the following is a common switch used to display command syntax for most programs? A. Boot any OS and type "fdisk /MBR" C. Boot Linux and type "fdisk /MBR" B. The application was compiled with the wrong graphics library. kupdate and mprobe Answer: C Question: 425 Page 150 of 217 . B. Answer: D Question: 423 Which of the following would correct a corrupt master boot record and allow a clean boot into Linux? A. dmesg and ifconfig D. -h C. D. Boot into multi-user mode and run chkdsk.

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A system is configured to dual-boot Linux with another operating system that is located on /dev/hda1. LILO is the choosen boot manager. The system reboots without access to the other operating system. What lines should be added to lilo.conf to allow access to the other operating system? A. table = LILO label = <shortened name of operating system> other = /dev/hda B. O/S = <shortened name of operating system> location = /dev/hda1 bootmgr = LILO C. label = /dev/hda1 table = /dev/had other = <shortened name of operating system> D. other = /dev/hda1 label = <shortened name of operating system> table = /dev/hda Answer: D Question: 426 "netstat -i" is typed at the command line. All of the following information will be displayed EXCEPT A. Transmission errors for each network interface B. The number of packets dropped for each network interface C. The number of packets received for each network interface D. A list of masqueraded connections for each network interface Answer: D Question: 427 Which of the following commands would be used to watch the mail log for errors? A. locate B. tail -f C. monitor -f D. cat mail.log Answer: B Question: 428 Linux is being installed on a system that uses SCSI hardware. During partitioning, an error is produced that says there are no valid devices found on which to install partitions. The hard drive spins up. The SCSI controller is functioning properly and supported by Linux. The cable is a known good cable and there is proper termination. What is the problem? A. The SCSI hard drive is not jumpered to the proper SCSI ID. B. The SCSI controller needs to be reset to factory defaults. C. The SCSI controller on the hard drive needs a firmware update. D. The SCSI controller on the hard drive has an intermittent problem. Answer: A

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Question: 429 What command is used to access the information about memory availability and usage in Linux? A. cat /dev/meminfo B. cat /var/log/mem C. cat /proc/meminfo D. cat /etc/memory/usage Answer: C Question: 430 A customer has installed a new hard drive on a Linux system. What would be the order of tasks to allow her to put her MP3 collection on the new drive? A. fsck,mount,mkfs B. mount,mkfs,chkfs C. cfdir,mkfs,mount D. mkfs,mount,fschk,cp Answer: C Question: 431 A system administrator complains that a user's system has been forwarding unsolicited email (spam) to mass email lists. Which of the following actions needs to be done to sendmail to stop the spam? A. Change the firewall rules. B. Restart the sendmail daemon. C. Restrict relay domains in the sendmail configuration. D. Change the SMTP mail server in the sendmail configuration. Answer: C Question: 432 What is the purpose of cron? A. Manage incoming and outgoing mail B. Runs specified commands at defined times C. Sets the system clock to a specified time D. Changes the permission settings on a file or directory Answer: B Question: 433 Which command will extract the file "backup-4-19-2001.tgz"? A. unzip backup-4-19-2001.tgz B. tar xf backup-4-19-2001.tgz C. tar xzf backup-4-19-2001.tgz D. uncompress backup-4-19-2001.tgz Answer: C Question: 434

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A user calls the help desk, complaining that upon issuing a command to list files in her home directory, a "permission denied" error is received. Which of the following actions should be taken to resolv the problem? A. Delete the user's home directory and re-create it. B. Ask the user for some patience while the server is rebooted. C. Run "chmod 007" on the user's home directory and have the user try again. D. Check the UID:GID of the user's home directory and change it if necessary. Answer: D Question: 435 Which of the following types of backup minimizes system downtime during restore? A. FDD backup B. Full backup C. Incremental backup D. Differential Backup Answer: B Question: 436 A system administrator routinely needs to see the list of who has logged in and out on a machine, as well as their login times. Which of the following commands searches the "/var/log/wtmp" file and displays who has logged onto the machine and when they logged on? A. who B. last C. log -l D. wtmplst Answer: B Question: 437 A user who wants the status listing of all network interfaces will use which of the following commands to obtain this information? A. ifconfig -a B. ifconfig up C. ifconfig eth* D. ifconfig --all Answer: A Question: 438 A Linux superuser is unable to delete a file. The user is also unable to change permission for the file. What is the problem? A. The file is actually a hard link. B. The file has the immutable flag set. C. The file has been fragmented across directories. D. The superuser does not have permission to access the file. Answer: B
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Question: 439 Which of the following packages helps to identify a bad password? A. CERT B. Hack C. Crack D. Tiger Answer: C Question: 440 Which of the following commands will list all rpm packages installed on the system? A. rpm -d B. rpm -i C. rpm -qa D. rpm -Uvh Answer: C Question: 441 The system technicians and administrators at a facility are poor at keeping maintenance records up-to-date. The administrator decides to keep only the minimum information in the records and require that it be updated. Which of the following information is the most important to maintain? A. Dates and times that the server was rebooted B. Version numbers of patches applied to services C. Information about new users added to the system D. Records of which administrators have logged in to the system Answer: B Question: 442 The system administrator needs to examine the processes that the user with the login of 'john' currently owns. Which of the following commands would best do this? A. ps john B. ps -r john C. ps -U john D. ps -all | grep john Answer: C Question: 443 What Linux service is responsible for successfully sharing files over a NetBios network? A. NFS B. Samba C. XFree86 D. Xwindows Answer: B Question: 444
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What should be done to verify that the SCSI controller will work with Linux? A.3. B. Database Server D. C. It is not the most recent kernel available. NetBIOS C. the customer decided to use the ReiserFS file system rather than ext2.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Why would Kernel 2. TCP/IP B. B. What type of server does the customer require? A.19-2 be an INAPPROPRIATE kernel for a production web server? A. Use the Linux distribution Hardware Compability List to verify that the controller is supported. It is a test version of the kernel. System Management Server Answer: A Question: 447 During installation of a Linux system. Answer: B Question: 446 A customer is concerned about attacks to his network from the Internet. It needs to be upgraded to Kernetl 2. Firewall B.12). The customer wants a system that will prevent unauthorized intrusion from outside his network. Answer: B Question: 448 A Linux workstation is being integrated into a network that uses older Novell Netware servers (version 2. Use the man pages to verify there is a SCSI module available for the controller. IPX/SPX D.20 for network support. ext2 allows only 8 character file names. B. D. Answer: A Question: 445 A customer wants to upgrade an old UNIX server to a current version of a Linux OS. There are no differences between ext2 and ReiserFS. Use the kernel editor to vierify there is a SCSI module installed for the controller. This version of the Linux kernel has a known problem with Apache. The SCSI controller manufacturer is out of business. Apple Talk Page 155 of 217 . D.2 and 3. C. C.3. D. What is the most likely reason for this choice? A. ReiserFS allows partitions to be journaled. Which of the following protocols should be installed on the Linux workstation? A. Web Server C. The workstations use only the Netware client software to communicate with the server and to share data. ReiserFS has built-in USB file system support. Verify that SCSI emulation is activated in the kernel.

run B. ./start kernel Answer: B Question: 450 What command is commonly issued to compile and install an application from its source code? A. The installation is corrupt and must be reinstalled C. /sbin/loadlin D. C. Page 156 of 217 . /etc/lilo B. what command should be issued? A. B. D. Run "verify <package_name>" B. Get a Web page from within the local area network. What is the first action that should be taken? A. GRUB is not being used as the boot loader. install Answer: C Question: 451 The system administrator has just completed the installation and configuration of a DNS server to be used for external name resolution. Run the dig command for an external domain name. /sbin/lilo C. rpm C. Ping an external IP address.lib is the correct version Answer: C Question: 453 An error message appears that states that no modular support is available.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 449 A customer has recompiled his kernel to a new image including new modules. The DNS service need to be validated before bringing the server into production. Validate that kernel. A module is corrupted and must e reinstalled B. What caused this error message? A. Run traceroute to the DNS server and analyze the hops. A device being installed is not functioning and must be replaced. What would be the best method to validate the proper operation of the service? A. make D. Validate that the /boot directory exists D. After editing the necessary configuration files. Run "rpm --verify <package_name>" C. Answer: C Question: 452 A package that a user installed has never run successfully and returns a large number of errors.

fdisk /dev/hd2 C. xpF57se B.net Question: 454 The user installs the second SCSI hard drive into the computer and needs to partition it. C. LasVegas Answer: A Question: 457 Which of the following packages is usually more important for a "workstation" installation than a "server" installation? A. Proxy Server D.mount/dev/hde1 /mntlusb Page 157 of 217 . XFree86 Server Answer: D Question: 458 Which of the following commands will mount a USB flash drive successfully in Linux? A .mount -t usbfs /dev/usb001 /mnt/usb C . range76 C. Send your suggestions at feedback@Examsheets. NFS has now been disabled.mount/dev/sda1 /mnt/usb B . fdisk /dev/sdb D. D. What changes have been made on the server? A.net Question: 455 During installation of a new server.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. the technician enabled Shadow Passwords and MD5 Passwords. The maximum password length is now 64 characters. The kernel does not support loadable modules and must be recompiled. User passwords are now kept in the /etc/shadow file. fdisk /dev/hdb B. Access to /etc/passwd is now limited to root. B. Send your suggestions at feedback@Examsheets. fdisk /dev/sd2 Answer: Pending. DHCP Server C. Which of the following commands must be run to partition the disk? A. DNS Server B. Answer: Pending. 76range D.mount/dev/uda1 /mnt/usb D . Answer: D Question: 456 Which of the following passwords would be the most secure? A.

C .Reconfigure the network card to use a different IP address.Disable the power management in the BIOS.Disable passwords on specific accounts that will use SSH.md5sum B .checkfile D . B .Use ssh-keygen to generate public-private keys.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 459 A technician added a PCI network card to a stable Linux server.The events logged by a program called ail? C .Change the server BIOS setting to disable the network card BIOS.chap D . Which of the following is the BEST way to accomplish this? A . Answer: C Question: 462 Which of the following commands can be used to check for file corruption? A .tar --checksum Answer: A Question: 463 A user wants to know how to set up SSH (Secure Shell) to communicate between systems without requiring passwords.The events logged to the mail facility at any priority. D .log? A .* -iVar/log/mail. Answer: B Question: 460 Which of the following is supported when creating a Linux VPN (Virtual Private Network)? A . B .log Which of the following log events will this line cause to be logged to mail.The events logged from any host that begins with the name mail. Which of the following actions will solve the problem? A . The server is now generating I/O errors when the kernel module for the network card is loaded. D .NTLMv2 Answer: B Question: 461 If /etc/syslog.3DES C .RC2 B . Page 158 of 217 .Move the network card to another available slot.conf has the following entry: mail.The events generated by a user called ail? B .cat-vet C .

USB cards C . D .PCMCIA cards Answer: D Question: 465 Alter an upgrade of Apache.arp B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C . Which of the following files should be edited or replaced to correct the problem? A .httpd.Add systems that do not need passwords to the /etc/ssh.conf C .dhcpcd and rexec C .netstat D .iptables-L B .hosts file.ifconfig Answer: B Question: 467 Which of the following services needs to be installed on a server to support new diskless client workstations? A .nmap C .conf D . Answer: A Question: 464 Which of the following configurations does cardmgr read at startup on a Linux system? A .iptables-A C .remoted and dhcpd D .SCSI cards D ./etc/services Answer: B Question: 466 Which of the following is a common tool used to determine what services and ports are running on a remote Linux box? A . Web pages are no longer available and are replaced with a default page.Use RSH (Remote Shell) rather than SSH because it does not require passwords.srm.iptables-F D .xinetd.conf B .iptables --delete Page 159 of 217 .PXE (Preboot execution Environment) and tftpd Answer: D Question: 468 x iptables table? A .named and httpd B .PCI cards B .

Which of the following commands can be used to see what processor was detected on boot? A .Set LILO=/dev/hda and then run “lilocont /dev/hda” Answer: B Question: 471 A Linux system is configured with a RAID 5 array consisting of six 20GB hard drives.POST C .conf and run “liloconf -v –v” D .cpuinfo Answer: C Question: 470 The LILO boot configuration needs to be updated to support a new IDE hard drive that was installed.Run “lilo -o /dev/hda” B .dmesg D . How much usable storage space is available? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 469 A user complained that a laptop system seems slow. Using the is command.proc B .Edit lilo.Edit IiIo.Telnet D . How should this be accomplished? A .50 B .80 C .SSH (Secure Shell) B . the technician observes the following: drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 May 24 1 3:11 dirname Which of the following is the BEST way to enable User12 to use the directory without letting other users manipulate its content? Page 160 of 217 .SSL C .conf and run “lilo -v-v” C .100 D .Rlogin Answer: A Question: 473 A technician created a new directory for use by a user “User12”. User12 is unable to create new files or subdirectories within this new directory.120 Answer: C Question: 472 Which of the following allows for secure remote command line access? A .

..15 netmask 255.SSH (Secure Shell) D .SMTP Answer: C Question: 478 A Linux technician accessed the Web server on http://1 27.1.ssh/trusted_keys C .0.168.255.168.1 with a default install of Apache.15/24 to the second NIC (Network Interface Card) in a workstation? A .15 netmask 255. Where can the technician find detailed messages about this problem? Page 161 of 217 .ifconfig eth2 192.0.chgrp User12 dirname D .1.0 B .ATM B .ssh/authorized_keys Answer: D Question: 475 Which of the following itconfig commands can be used to assign the P address 192.chown User12:User12 dirname Answer: D Question: 474 Which of the following files contains the key or keys required to login using SSH (Secure Shell) without a password? A .chmod 700 dirname B .ifconfig eth1 192.255.1..DNS C .0 Answer: C Question: 476 Which of the following protocols is used while configuring a Linux workstation to use a connection via a DSL modem? A .ATM B .ssh/allowed_keys D ..ifconfig eth2 192.168.255.255.168.255.1.255.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .1.168.chown dirname User12 C .ssh/known_keys B .255.255. and received a orbidden message.ifconfig eth1 192.SLIP C .0 D .15 subnet 255.0 C .PPTP D .15 subnet 255.PPPoE Answer: D Question: 477 Which of the following services commonly uses Port 22? A .

In a binder. securely stored in an area located near the server B .find / filename & B . located in a secure off-site facility D .dig -t ms comptia org Answer: C Question: 482 Which of the following commands is used to search the whole directory structure to locate a specific file. according to best practice? A .In a predetermined secure location on-site. Which of the following commands might help determine if their DNS records are correct? A . to be tiled and labeled appropriately with the rest of the system documentation Answer: A Question: 480 Which of the following environment variables specifies the location where user files are stored by default? A . where should this documentation be stored. but still can execute other commands while the ‘find’ command is searching for the file? A .find filename> background Answer: C Question: 483 Page 162 of 217 .org.find / -name filename C .access_log D .PATH B .org D .org C .dig -t mx comptia.dig comptia.SHELL Answer: B Question: 481 A company’s mail server is unable to send mail to the domain comptia.In an approved tire-proof container.error_log B .org B .httpd_log C . but not in the server room C .mailtest comptia.apache_log Answer: A Question: 479 After the Linux technician has completed the server configuration documentation.In an office.find / -name filename & D .HOME C .FILES D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .

IBM PowerPC processor C . Which method is considered best practice? A .rpm? A . Read and execute permissions to the owner. and read-only permission to the group.Limit file permissions on the printer filter to users on the database server D .Edit /etc/hosts.bin B . No permission to others. D.i86.Intel Pentium lll processor D . and read-only permission to the group.Run save proc B .Run echo “1” > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward –save Answer: C Question: 485 A Linux print server must limit access to its printers.Edit the /etc/sysctl.htbin Page 163 of 217 . and read-only permission to the group.Limit file permissions on the spool directory to users on the database server Answer: A Question: 486 Which of the following processors would be fully supported by glibc-2. No permission to others. Read and execute permissions to root.HP Alpha processor B .5. Which of the following commands should the network administrator have issued? A . C. Read and write permissions to root. and read-only permission to the group. B.Silicon Graphics MIPS processor Answer: C Question: 487 In which subdirectory of the Apache root should scripts be placed? A .conf file D .Edit /etc/printcap and add a filter to only include the database server C . No permission to others. Only the database server must be allowed to print. Answer: D Question: 484 A network administrator has enabled lP forwarding on a Linux server with the following command: echo “1” > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward After the server is restarted several weeks later.lpd to only include the database server B .Restart the network daemon C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A file with permission set to octet 540 allows which of the following? A. No permission to others. IP forwarding is not working.3-100. Read and write permissions to the owner.

log B .head /var/log/boot.Check to make sure the user was properly logged into the network the night before. The cron job has run correctly for several months./etc/resolv. B .htdocs D ./etc/hosts.Checkthe user’s cron job for syntax errors and correct as needed.tail /var/log/boot.log C .allow Answer: D Question: 492 A user has a cron job that clears print queues at midnight each day.cont D .top /var/log/boot.tail -s /var/log/messages B . however the job apparently did not run the night before. C .tail -r /var/log/messages D .FAT C .first /var/log/boot.conf C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C . Which of the following should be done FIRST to resolve the problem? A . D .tail -f /var/log/messages Answer: D Question: 491 Which of the following files should be edited to provide static name to lP address mapping? A . Page 164 of 217 .cgi-bin Answer: D Question: 488 Which of the following commands can be used to view the first 10 lines of the bootlog file? A .Check to make sure the printer is connected to the server and powered on./etc/host./etc/hosts B .log D .NTFS Answer: B Question: 490 Which of the following commands should be used to monitor system logs in real time? A .log Answer: B Question: 489 Which of the following types of partitions can be used to provide a reliable shared partition on a dual-boot system with Linux and Windows 96? A .Check the process list for an instance of crond running.tail -v /var/log/messages C .Ext2 B .HFS (Hierarchical File System) D .

C .hwstat | grepeth D .It prevents the system from being rebooted remotely. D .chmod 6755 filename B .cat/proc/shell C .It creates accountability by writing all “su” attempts to a su log.shell B . a user wants to find out if the card was detected properly at boot.It restricts sudoers who can su to root.change 4755 filename Answer: A Question: 494 Which of the following is a reversible encryption standard? A . Answer: C Page 165 of 217 .chmod 1755 filename C . Which of the following commands will provide this information? A .It stops bruteforcing attempts on the root account over the network.ls-l/dev/eth* B . B .cat /proc/net | grep eth Answer: B Question: 496 Which of the following commands displays the name of the current shell? A .chown 2755 filename D .AES B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 493 Which of the following commands sets the permissions of a file to the following? -rwsr-sr-x A .MD4 Answer: A Question: 495 After replacing the network card in a Linux machine.dmesg | grepeth C .MD5 C .echo $SHELL D .uname-s Answer: C Question: 497 Root logins should NOT be allowed over the network for which of the following reasons? A .SHA D .

/etc/pam.conf B .Run http -Im perl _module from the command line./bin/sh B .bashrc D ./bin/passwd D . noatime. C . How can this be done? A ./etc/group Answer: A Question: 499 An administrator needs to add support for PERL to Apache for the company’s Website.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 498 A set of computers is used for technical support.Portable network traffic analyzer Answer: C Question: 502 A system administrator wants to disable shell access ror a user.Database server appliance D .Web browser kiosk B ./dev/hdb1 /mnt/hdb1 reiser defaults.conf file.Remove the # from #LoadModule perl_module libexec/httpd/libssl. The administrator wants to do this by adding pen_module to the Apache configuration.notail 0 0 Answer: B Question: 501 Which of the following Linux systems would MOST likely be without a monitor and keyboard? A .so in httpd./bin/disable Page 166 of 217 . notail 0 0 C .noatime. Answer: D Question: 500 Which of the following is a valid entry for /etc/fstab? A. B ./dev/hda1 /proc/hda1 ntfs defaults./dev/hdb1 /mntlhdb1 ext3 defaults./etc/logon.Run httpd --module perl_module from the command line.conf C . Which of the following must be edited to accomplish this? A . noatime./bin/false C . notail 0 0 B .so in httpd./dev/hd1 /mnt/hda1l ntfs defaults.conf file.Remove the #from #AddModule perl_module libexec/httpd/libssl. D . notail 0 0 D .Thin client workstation C .noatime. Which of the following is the appropriate shell to set? A .~/. The manager has asked that users have restricted time periods in which they can login.

D .The firstfield B .5” diskette drive. C .The system has been compromised.The fourth field Answer: B Question: 506 The UMASK value is set to 22. D .rwxr-xr-x D . Which of the following is the BEST way to complete the installation? A .----w--W C .r-xr-wr-w B .Copy the CD-ROM files to the machine using the 3.ksh was inadvertently installed in user’s directory.Install via FTP from an FTP server C .Install via NFS (Network File Server) from a Web server.The third field D .rw-r--rAnswer: D Page 167 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 503 The system administrator notices the following file in a user’s home directory: -rwsr-xr-x 1 root userl 628684 Jun 1309:38 ksh Which of the following does this file indicate? A .txt when the file is created? A . B . Answer: A Question: 504 An administrator wants to install Linux onto a computer that does not have a CD-ROM drive.The ksh service needs to be restarted.The second field C . Answer: B Question: 505 Examine the following /etc/passwd file: root:X:1423:0:99999:7::: dgringold:X:11423:0:99999:7::: jjones: !!:11432:0:99999:7:: 11688: tgold:!!:11342:11231:11678:7::: Which of the following is the password field? A . B . Which of the following will the default permissions be on lilename.Install via TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) from the network.Only root has shared access for ksh.

mount-t vfs /dev/sdb2 Answer: A Page 168 of 217 .Snort C . After editing the configuration.enable and disable Answer: D Question: 511 A server requires more swap space.profile C .ethereal Answer: B Question: 509 How can a user change their default BASH shell prompt? A .txt How many hard links have been created to this file? A-0 B-4 C-5 D-6 Answer: B Question: 508 Which of the following is an IDS (Intrusion Detection System)? A . which of the following commands is used to activate the new partition? A .Change the $PS1 variable in ~/.Iprm C .Change the $PS1 variable in ~ /. A new swap partition is created at /dev/sdb2 using fdisk.Change the $PROMPT variable in ~/.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 507 The output of an “ls .openssl D .profile Answer: B Question: 510 Which of the following commands can be used to start and stop printers and classes? A .startand and stop D .Change the $PPOMPT variable in ~/.cshrc D .Ipr B .swapon-a B .cshrc B .mkfs-swap C .la” is the following: -rw-r-xrwx 5 root root 4096 Apr 20 10:03 file.SSH (Secure Shell) B .sfdisk/dev/sdb2 D .

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 512 Which of the following is a secure authentication method? A .sendmail someone@localhost -s ‘Our Aliases’ > /etc/aliases Answer: B Question: 514 Which of the following files contains a list of file systems that can be currently mounted on the system if all supported modules have been loaded? A .MD5 B .RC5 C ./tmp is used to simulate RAM./proc/filesystems Answer: D Question: 515 Why should “/tmp” be located on a separate partition from the “/” file system? A .Kerberos Answer: D Question: 513 How would a user send/etc/aliases as the text of an email to another user on the same system? A ./tmp could become full and fill up the root file system./tmp file system is cleared alter every reboot./var/filesystems C . Answer: D Question: 516 Which runlevel would be used to repair a system and grant access to the root user only? A-0 B-1 C-2 D-6 Answer: B Question: 517 An administrator types the command s xl and the following is a portion of the output obtained: Page 169 of 217 . B ./etc/filesystems B . D .wall -s ‘Our Aliases’ > /etc/aliases B . C ./tmp requires a lot of space./dev/filesystems D .Blowfish D .mail someone@localhost -s ‘Our Aliases’ </etc/aliases C .postfix someone@localhost -s ‘Our Aliases’ </etc/aliases D .

rpm -update /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*./etc/passwd Answer: B Question: 520 A Linux administrator just installed Xfree86.rpm -F /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*.rpm -i /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*.1707 D ./etc/runlevels C .rpm Answer: A Question: 519 Which of the following Linux files is used to assign users to groups? A .1921 Answer: C Question: 518 An update CD-ROM for a distribution contains the latest RPMs for all packages that they provide.rpm B ./usr/group B . Which of the following files should the administrator edit in order to change the default system runlevel from 3 to 5 ? A .rpm D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which process number should be killed to stop the map?and term?processes? A .rpm C ./etc/users D ./etc/rc.15 B .sysinit D .820 C ./etc/group C . Which of the following is the BEST command to use to update all of the existing RPMS on a server without making any other changes? A ./etc/inittab B ./etc/defaultrunlevel Answer: A Page 170 of 217 .rpm --update /mnt/cdrom/RPMS/*.

find_forward coexistence Answer: A Question: 525 The following command run as root will search the system for which of the following? find /-name ‘.tar-Zxvf backup.All hidden files C .Reconfigure the wireless access point to access Linux connections.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 521 A user has added a PCMCIA wireless network card to a Linux laptop.d/squid status C .tar -cvf .Check the order of execution of services in the boot scripts.s/coexistence D . Which of the following could solve the problem? A . The network services tail on boot.*’ A .tar zcvf backup.All files created in / D ./etc/rc.gtarzcvf backup. Which of the following commands will accomplish this from within the editor’s command mode? A .f coexistence C .-.d/network status D .Check that the PCMCIA ports are enabled in the BIOS. B .tgz * C . but the administrator notices that packets are no longer being routed.tgz * D . After boot.All files created today Page 171 of 217 . Answer: C Question: 522 Which of the following commands can be used to back up all the files in the current directory and compress them? A .tgz * B . if they are restarted by hand.cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward Answer: D Question: 524 A user who has a file open in vi wants to search for the next occurrence of the word ‘coexistence’..All directories B . D ./coexistence B .* | gunzip> backup .tgz Answer: A Question: 523 A Linux server is configured as a router. Which of the following should the administrator run on the server to verify routing functionality? A . network services load properly.Reinstall the wireless network card drivers on the system./etc/rc..cat/proc/self/status B . C .

mkdosfs /dev/fd0 mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy Page 172 of 217 . C .Decrease the APM (Advanced Power Management) value for the hard drive. Answer: D Question: 529 Which of the following files is commonly included with source code to automate the compilation? A . which of the following would be accomplished? echo hello>> allusers A .Increase the APM (Advanced Power Management) value for the hard drive. Which of the following commands should be used to prepare the diskette for writing? A . Which of the following can improve the hard drive performance? A .mount /dev/fd0/mnt/floppy mkfs-t msdos/dev/fd0 D .so Answer: A Question: 530 A technician needs to create a diskette to transfer data from a Linux server to a Windows 2000 server. D .mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy mkdosfs /dev/fd0 B .Sends the message ‘hello’ to all users on the system.Auto. C .Increase the amount of swap space on the disk.Run the sysprep utility from the Linux vendor’s CD. B . D . C . The diskette is unformatted.Appends ‘hello’ to the end of the file llusers? if it exists.Creates a new file called ‘hello’ and sends itto all users. the hard drive performance significantly decreases.Autorun C . B .config D .Sends the message ‘hello’ to all currently logged in users.Review the HCL (Hardware Compatibility List) on the Linux distributor’s Website.mkfs -text2 /dev/fd0 mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 526 Which of the following is the FIRST step that should be taken prior to installing Linux on new hardware? A .Download all appropriate device drivers from the Linux vendors Website.Makefile B .README.Decrease the amount of swap space on the disk. Answer: D Question: 527 When a Linux laptop runs on battery.Verify that the hard drive has been formatted. Answer: C Question: 528 If the command below is executed in a user’s home directory. D . B .

rtelnetd Answer: C Question: 532 A user complains that the mount point the system uses for the CD-ROM device is too long.Edit the /etc/sysconfig/policies file C .usermod -f D .passwd -l C ./etc/mtab B .sshd C .NSS (Network Security Services) lookup is enabled for NIS. C . How can the user be given this privilege without the root password? A ./etc/hosts is used for all NIS.userdel B . and DNS lookups.NIS requests are forwarded to DNS. what does the following line do? ~ hosts: nis files dns A . B . Which of the following files needs to be edited? A . and remote files. Answer: B Question: 535 A user needs the ability to create new users on a system./etc/exports Answer: B Question: 533 An employee has been terminated from the company. The user wants to change the mount point from /media/cdrom to /cdrom.Add the user to the /etc/sudoers file B . DNS.NIS is used first for hostname resolution.userdel -r Answer: A Question: 534 In the file /etc/nsswitch. D . Which of the following commands will remove the user from the system and maintain the contents of the employee’s home directory? A .xinetd D .conf. NetBIOS./etc/mount D .Make the user a member of the operator group Page 173 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: D Question: 531 Which of the following packages is used to implement Telnet services on major Linux distributions? A ./etc/fstab C .rsh B .

Which of the following must the system have to allow this to work at full functionality? A .inet.64 bit memory path Answer: A Question: 538 The user would like to find documentation files of an installed package.d Answer: C Question: 540 Which of the following is the economical choice for high capacity off-site archiving? A .NVRAM B .Grant the user execute privileges to useradd.Tape D ./usr/share/doc D .nfs B .64 bit PCl slot B ./etc/doc B .64 bit diskette C .Optical Recordable Page 174 of 217 ./etc/init.64 bit processor D .d/ lp restart D .cups restart C . and usermod Answer: A Question: 536 After a printer is removed from a Linux workstation.lp restart B .fstab D . groupadd./documents C .SCSI C ./etc/init.mtab C ./usr/local/doc Answer: C Question: 539 Which of the following files is used to specify drives to be mounted on boot? A . Which of the following is the MOST likely place to find the documentation? A .d/cups restart Answer: D Question: 537 A Linux technician is preparing to install a 64-bit Ultra 320 SCSI PCI controller on a x86 system. which of the following commands can be used to restart the printing module? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D .

tar | tar xvf package.The sound card does not support MP3 playback.bz2 B .bz2 | tar xvf D .tar.155.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 541 A Linux system has been installed using Chinese. Which of the following command lines can be used to extract the contents of the package? A .pmap D .bz2 | bzip2 -d C .155.tar. Answer: D Question: 544 A user downloads the software package “package .lsmod B . but no sound was heard.depmod C .netstat Answer: A Question: 543 After properly installing both the sound card and modules.tar.keyboard Answer: C Question: 542 Which of the following is the BEST tool to measure system performance baseline over a period of time? A . Which of the following commands can be used to do this? A .var C .tar xvf package.xmodmap D . The system administrator has been asked to change the language setting to English.The ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) sound server was not started.160.tar.bz2 Answer: C Question: 545 A user typed the following command on a machine: ifconfig eth0:1 192. the technician attempted to play an MP3 file.sar B .tar.1 assigned to eth0? Page 175 of 217 .5 up Which of the following is the effect of typing this on a machine that already has an address of 192. C . B .bz2” from the vendor.bzip2 -d < package.tar xf package. D .The sound card is not on the HCL (Hardware Compatibility List).bzip2 package.The sound module was not added to the kernel. Which of the following is MOST likely to be the problem? A .160.

Hack C . The technician also noted that /etc/passwd contains the following entry: jones:*:1001:300:Bob Jones:/home/jones:/bin/bash Which of the following is MOST likely to be the problem? A .Hosts that may connect through FTP C .Jones used the wrong password.155.The gateway address will be replaced with 192.The current IP address will be replaced with 192.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .5.Users that may not log in using FTP Answer: D Question: 548 Which of the following packages helps to identify simple passwords? A .tripwire --verify C . which otthe rollowing cables should be used? Page 176 of 217 .5 will be assigned to the second physical NIC Answer: C Question: 546 Which of the following tripwire commands can be run to analyze the current status of the system? A .155.The account is using a service UID (User ID).The address of 192.gnupg D . B .155.The account is disabled.5.tripwire --check B .160.Users that may log in using FTP B .Hosts that may not connect through FTP D . B .160. C . The technician checked the server records and noted that shadow passwords are disabled. C .tripwire --monitor Answer: A Question: 547 Which of the following describes the contents of the file etc/ftpusers? A .192.Crack Answer: D Question: 549 User jones’ cannot login to a Linux server. Answer: B Question: 550 When an ATA-133 hard drive is installed.The account is expired.Hunt B .160.5 will be assigned to eth0 as a second IP address.155.160. D .tripwire --status D . D .

The owner is able to delete other files in the directory. full name. and default shell information? A .80 pin 80 wire D .1 owner owner5 Jun 13 12:14 A Which of the following should be checked next in order to diagnose this problem? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .40 pin 80 wire B .tcpdump ftape B .cat/etc/shadow D .80 pin 40 wire C .uname B .rm -r /home/owner D .68 pin 68 wire Answer: A Question: 551 Which of the following can be used to view username.cat /etc/services C .mount -f ftape Page 177 of 217 . GID (Group ID). but all attempts by the owner of /home/owner/A to delete the one file result in the output bash: A: Permission denied Given the file listing: -rw-r--r-.cat/etc/group B . UID (User ID).mkfs B . Which of the following commands can be used to verify that the tape drive is operational? A .cat/etc/passwd Answer: D Question: 552 The directory /home is on an ext2 file system.dmesg C .lsattr /home/owner/A Answer: D Question: 553 Which of the following commands could be used to set the number of days a user can maintain the same password? A .chfn C .chpasswd Answer: C Question: 554 A new tape drive has been added to a Linux system.usermud D . home directory.tar-xvf tape C .

required packages. B .dmseg | grep ftape Answer: D Question: 555 Before performing a new Linux server installation.APM (Advanced Power Management) B . C . D .dhcpd C . Which of the following daemons should the administrator verify is running? A .bind B .ACPI (Advanced Control and Power Intertace) C . Which of the following is the MOST likely resolution to the problem? A .err B .Partition map. required services.Truncate the log files.emerg Page 178 of 217 .Remove unnecessary applications that may be using too much disk space.power D .System hardware. required services.crit C .Ensure that users have not exceeded disk quota. partition map. required packages.i2c-core Answer: B Question: 557 A system report indicates that /var is full. Which of the following modules must be installed to accomplish this? A . Answer: A Question: 558 Users begin reporting that they receive ‘Unable to resolve hostname’ error messages.System hardware. performance baseline D . required packages. root password.Partition map.resolvd D . partition map C . daemon configuration. user passwords B .named Answer: D Question: 559 Which of the following syslog keywords has the highest priority? A . performance baseline Answer: B Question: 556 The company wants to have its laptops perform a clean shutdown of the Linux operating system when the power button is pressed.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D .Increase the allowable size of swap file. what part of the installation should be planned and documented? A .

Samba C .nosmp B ./dev/sdb Answer: B Question: 564 A business wants to be able to track all Websites that are visited by its employees.cops D .iptables -A FORWARD -p udp --dport icmp -j DROP D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D . Which of the following commands would accomplish this? A .Apache Page 179 of 217 .gimp B .iptables -A FORWARD -p icmp -j DENY B .disable-smp C . Which or the following Linux packages would BEST serve this need? A .block-cpu-1 D .iptables -A FORWARD -a all -proto ICMP -j REJECT Answer: B Question: 563 A user wants to install Linux as a dual-boot option on the second hard drive on the primary IDE controller.iptables -A FORWARD -p icmp -j DROP C . Which of the following devices would be the target of the Linux partitioning? A ./dev/sda D ./dev/hdb C . Which of the following is the correct parameter to pass to the kernel at boot time? A .twain Answer: B Question: 561 For troubleshooting./dev/hda B .alert Answer: C Question: 560 Which of the following is necessary for a user to scan images from a flatbed scanner? A .BIND B . a technician needs to boot an SMP (Symmetric Multi-Processor) system to use a single CPU.enable_smp=no Answer: A Question: 562 The administrator wants to deny ICMP traffic from being forwarded.sane C .

In addition to a video card with input source.alias HISTORY=1000 D . Which of the following is the BEST choice for this situation? A .FreeRADIUS D .Kerberos Answer: A Question: 568 Using the BASH shell.systeminfo Page 180 of 217 .RSH (Remote Shell) C .MPEG-2 encoder D .set NEWSIZE=1000 B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D . which of the following commands will set number of entries in the command history to 1000? A .setenv HSIZE=1000 C .MPEG-2 capable camera Answer: C Question: 567 A Linux administrator is trying to set up a server that provides the MOST secure communication for remote administration.export HISTSIZE=1000 Answer: D Question: 569 Which of the following commands will display a list of system hardware after the Linux system boots? A .Xfree86 B . which of the following multimedia components is also required? A .SSH (Secure Shell) B .POST C .proc B .Sound card C .Squid Answer: D Question: 565 In which of the following runlevels is X Windows started by default A-2 B-3 C-5 D-6 Answer: C Question: 566 A technician is creating MPEG-2 video files in Linux.dmesg D .

The /etc/printcap file is missing. C . Answer: B Question: 574 An administrator wants to create a script that installs NewFonts.Users do not have execute permission on the print filter. B .True negatives C . The technician determines that all of the users and machines have the right to print to the server. Which of the following is the term for these types of events? A .Too manyusers D . The script should check if the RPM is already installed. Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .rpm is already installed? A . D . B .DoS (Denial of Service) B . C .False positives D .The SUID bit on this printer’s spool directory is not set. D . Which of the following is the BEST way to configure its Ethernet adapter? A . Which of the following commands would determine if NewFonts.False negatives Answer: C Question: 573 A Linux server is to be used as a Web server. The permissions on the printer’s spool directory are set to allow access to all users.Configure the DHCP Server.True positives B . Users can print to other printers on the server.NIC malfunction Answer: A Question: 572 The IDS (Intrusion Detection System) reports many events that are not security incidents.rpm-a NewFonts Page 181 of 217 .Root does not have read permission on the print filter.rpm on several desktop computers. Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: C Question: 570 Users are unable to print to a remote printer on a Linux server.Use an IP alias.Configure the DHCP Client.Use a static IP address.Virus C . Answer: B Question: 571 A production Web server is experiencing an unusually large amount of new incoming TCP connections.

Full access to root only D .Edit the /etc/fstab file.rpm-q NewFonts C .com domain and would like to contact the example. Which of the following directives can be used to accomplish this? A .NamedSiteEntry Answer: B Question: 577 The administrator notices malicious network traffic from the example.fuser C . Which of the following log files reveals this information? Page 182 of 217 .HeaderSite B .Same as the target file B .rpm --list NewFonts D .com administrator.VirtualHost C .Load a kernel module for the drive.rpm --checksig NewFonts Answer: B Question: 575 A recent hard drive addition to a server has a problem: the administrator has to manually mount the drive every time the server is rebooted.Change the default run level in /etc/inittab.Full access to everyone C . B . C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B .whoip D .ipuser Answer: A Question: 578 Which of the following are the default permissions for a symbolic link file? A .Full access to the owner only Answer: B Question: 579 An administrator needs to check which users are utilizing the u command and when it is being utilized.whois B .Editthe/dev entry for the device. Which of the following needs to be done in order to resolve this issue? A . The browser header will be examined by Apache to determine which Web space the client will be sent. D .VirtualWebsite D . Answer: A Question: 576 A user wants to derine a new Web space. Which of the following commands would display contact information for this domain? A . rather than by examining the port number of IP address.

ssh --userjdoe4example. The user suspects that the IDE drive may not be using DMA.messages Answer: D Question: 582 Using SSH (Secure Shell)./var/log/messages Answer: D Question: 580 Which of the following commands is used to rebuild the man page database used by the hatis command? A .fdisk-l /dev/hda C .sysinfo /dev/hda B .grep dma /proc/ide/hda/settings Answer: D Question: 584 Which of the following encryption algorithms are natively supported for the /etc/shadow file? Page 183 of 217 ./etc/wtmp B .dmesg C .com C .com jdoe4:password Answer: B Question: 583 A hard drive is taking a long time to complete file copies.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .ssh example.wtmp B ./etc/sudoers C ./var/log/lastlog D .ssh -| jdoe4 example . Which of the following files can be viewed to determine the source of the problem? A .com D .boot.ssh jdoe4 example. what is the correct syntax for the user doe4?to login remotely to the examplecom server? A .grep dma /proc/hdinfo D .log D .man-k B .makewhatis D . Which of the following commands can be used to verify the hard drive connected on /dev/hda has DMA enabled? A .man --rebuilddb Answer: C Question: 581 A daemon unexpectedly terminates.com B .whatis-r C .

The Linux distribution does not provide any updates.crontab -l D .The gnu.3DES D .org Website B .jfs B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .DES C .reiserfs Answer: B Question: 588 Which of the following commands creates a swap file system? A .The SourceForge Website D .ext3 D .mkswap C . assuming it should be accessible from a minimal boot kernel? A .mkswapfs D .The kernel. Where should the user obtain a newer kernel? A .RC4 B .mkswapfsiso Answer: B Question: 589 Which of the following commands is used to obtain the summary of mounted hard drive partitions? Page 184 of 217 .twofish Answer: B Question: 585 Which of the following commands can be used to verify if a specific cron job is scheduled? A .ext2 C .cat /proc/timer/crond Answer: C Question: 586 A technician is installing hardware in a Linux system that is not supported by the current kernel.The hardware manufacturer’s Website Answer: B Question: 587 Which of the following file system types should be used for the /boot partition.swapon B .crond -q C .at -m B .org Website C .

ls-la D . Which of the following commands should be used? A .Keyboard C .The printer will print pages with strange characters.netstat Page 185 of 217 .pdf Which of the following results will MOST likely occur? A . C .Serial port D .Remove the www userfrom the local passwd file.Mouse B .Remove the www user from the NIS passwd map.fdisk-l Answer: A Question: 590 DMA (Direct Memory Access) is required for which of the following items? A . C .sar C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .Change the home directory for the www user in the NIS passwd map. The correct location for the NlS ‘www’ user is /mnt/www. D . B .pdf file will be displayed.fsck C .The flyer. B .An error message will appear.The flyer.Change the home directory for the www user in the local passwd file.pdf file will print correctly. 'ypcat passwd | grep www' reports: www:X:73:NIS www user:/mnt/www:/bin/sh Which of the following is the BEST solution to the problem? A .pmap D . ‘cd ~www’ changes to /var/www.top B .df B . Answer: B Question: 592 A user is trying to print a .pdf document using the following command: lpr flyer. Answer: D Question: 593 A Linux technician needs to check the current resource utilization for processes.Sound card Answer: D Question: 591 On an NIS client. D .

ifconfig disable B . Which of the following configuration riles may need to be edited to permit logins? A .debug D .conf Answer: C Question: 598 A user wants to create an image of a system boot disk in order to copy it./etc/passwd B .pathping D .netstat B .ifconfig eth0 down Answer: D Question: 596 A network problem occurs somewhere between a Linux PC and a remote Website.cpd C . It went by too quickly on the screen for the administrator to read the details.pam_deny.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 594 An administrator watches a Linux system boot and noticed an error with one of the hda partitions. How can this information be recalled? A .ifconfigeth0 off C .cp--disk Page 186 of 217 .fsck C . Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A .so C .traceroute Answer: D Question: 597 No users can connect via SSH (Secure Shell). The SSH daemon is confirmed to be running.netview C .top B .sshd_config D .ifconfig eth0 disable D .xcopy D .demesg Answer: D Question: 595 An administrator wants to temporarily disable the eth0 network interface on a server. Which of the following commands will do this? A .dd B ./etcMnetd. Which of the following commands will help locate the point of failure? A .

xpm. not (hda1).The root partition should be mounted “rw”.22 ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi rhgb initrd initrd-2.The correct path should be /boot/vmlinuz-2.d/su B .netstat Page 187 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: A Question: 599 The /usr/bin/passwd command has the following permissions: -r-s--x--x 1 root root passwd Which of the following will occur? A . Answer: C Question: 600 Which of the following configuration files should a Linux administrator edit in order to restrict the use of su to a single group? A . not “ro”.22.gz title Linux Server (2.The hard drive label should be (hd0. B .22) root(hda1) kernel /vmlinuz-2.The command restricts permissions to the superuser. C ./eft/environment D .conf C . B .4. default=0 timeout=10 splashimage=(had l)/grub/splash./etc/login.route B .0). Answer: D Question: 602 An administrator needs to adjust the MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value on an Ethernet interface.The command runs with permissions of the superuser.4. D ./etc/sysctl. D .The command will have the sticky bit set.22 Which of the following is wrong with this file? A . C . Which of the following commands can be used to change the current MTU value to a new one? A ./etc/pam.The command would use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) by default.4.4.conf Answer: A Question: 601 A user created the following grub.The splashimage should not be gzipped.conf file.

B .It maps a hostname to a MAC address.txt B .It maps a MAC address to an P address.1 user 1 staff 0 8 May 11:45 test./usr/kernel/src Answer: A Using octal permissions.crackpasswd D . C . When it is compiled it asks for the location of the kernel sources.iptables D ./usr/src B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C .passwd C . Page 188 of 217 .chmod 740 test.chmod 047 test .The kernel will halt mounting the root file system.txt Answer: A Question: 604 Which of the following is the tunction of the ARP (Address Resolution Protocol)? A .crypt B . B . Answer: C Question: 605 Which of the following tools can be used to identify poor password usage from the user by auditing password usage? A ./opt/kernel D .It maps a MAC address to a hostname. D .The root file system will be corrupted.ifconfig Answer: D Question: 603 A new driver version has been downloaded./usr/kernel C .txt A .txt D .It maps an IP address to a MAC address. how would a user modify the file test.crack Answer: D Question: 606 A Linux administrator converted the root file system from ext2 to ext3. Where are the kernel sources normally located? A .chmod 310 test txt C .txt to have the following access privileges? -rwxr----.chmod 013 test. but neglected to update /etct/stab. Which of the following will happen the next time the system boots? A .

tar lvf backup tar Page 189 of 217 .tar.rarp 192.50 Answer: B Question: 611 A Linux user has a file named backup.gz”.SMNP Answer: C Question: 610 Which of the following commands can be used to provide a reverse lookup of an IP address? A .tar C ./<filename> B . How can the detailed file information in the file be viewed without extracting the contents? A . make install D .0.50 B .0.50 C . which of the following is the next step in installing the application? A .tar B . except journaling will be disabled.POP3 C . make./configure <filename> D .tar lf backup.chmod u+x <filename> Answer: D Question: 608 An administrator needs to add a new application to an existing Linux machine.0. After extracting the file.tar tf backup.dig-x 192. Answer: D Question: 607 Which of the following commands enables a user to make a newly-created shell script executable by only its owner? A .168.run rpm B .168.The system will boot as normal.move the extracted directory to /usr/local/application Answer: C Question: 609 Which of the following services commonly uses Port 25? A . The application is available in source code and distributed in a file called “application.chown 755 <filename> C ..16a.50 D .The file system will be automatically detected as ext3.168.SMTP D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C .0.run apt-get C .FTP B .riockup 192.tar.hostname-r 192. D .run configure.

0 Answer: A Question: 613 A Linux user wants to access the X interface on a remote server. B .255 D .255.rpm D .168.168.1. Answer: A Question: 614 A USB memory stick is plugged into a server.255.87/26.0 socket.tar tvf backup. The clients TCP/IP settings are 192.Configure local X sever to allow the remote host. but the mount command generates the following error: mount special device /dev/sda1 is not a valid block device Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this error? A .Install an X server on the local client.255.87 netmask 255.168. How can this be made secure? A .rpm B .rpm -v samba.255.A USB 2.87 netmask 255. D . B .1.1.rpm C .Use SSH (Secure Shell) to forward X11.1.255.Install a secure version of X.128 B . C . C .192 broadcast 192. What command must be entered on the client machine to enable communications to the Internet? A .168.The USB memory stick is not formatted.1.The kernel module loader is not available.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D .255.ifconfig eth0 up 192.rpm -i samba. Answer: C Question: 615 Which of the following commands can be used to confirm checksums on the Samba package? A .87 netmask 255.0 device was plugged into a USS 1.rpm -V samba./dev/sda does not exist.rpm -c samba.ifconfig eth0 up 192.255. The default gateway’s P address is 192.168.168.168.1.255.ifconfig eth0 up 192.1 netmask 255.1.ifconfig eth0 up 192.255 C .tar Answer: D Question: 612 A user is unable to access the Internet from their Client.rpm Answer: A Question: 616 Which of the following is used to register a new printer with CUPS on a system using default settings? Page 190 of 217 .1. D .

/usr/config C .SHA1 D .To suspend a user account B .cups --add-printer C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .1:631 D ./usr/default.0./etc/skel B .conf D .To reset a forgotten user password C .To check the root and postmaster mail boxes Answer: C Question: 619 A compary currently has tour Linux servers and wants to Install a fifth server to perform user authentication.conf Answer: A Question: 621 An administrator wants to add a new forward DNS Zone file to the Linux DNS server.cupsct B .edit /etc/cups/printcap Answer: C Question: 617 Which of the following commands will secure a script file so it could be modified only by the owner? A .chmod 770 file C ./etc/users.chmod 777 file Answer: A Question: 618 Under which of the following sce/varios should an administrator initiate single user mode? A .0.dns.LDAP C .To run fsck on a damaged filesystem D .conf B .named.conf Page 191 of 217 . Which of the following is a “Id protocol for centralized user authentication? A . Which of the following files should be edited to ensure the server will return answers for this zone? A .chmod 077 file D .3DES Answer: B Question: 620 Which of the following contains user default configuration files and directories? A .lynx http://127.chmod 700 file B .MD4 B .

the name ogger is which of the following? A .jobs 0 C .resolv.In -s /home/joe/help /tmp/help.In -s help help old B .conf Answer: B Question: 622 Which of the following commands can be used to create a link to the file /home/joe/help in /tmp/help. C.A program name D .A hostname C .cat /proc/sys/proc Answer: C Question: 625 The /etc/exports file on a Linux system contains the following entry: /var logger(ro.nameserver.old /home/joe/help D . Answer: B Question: 624 Which of the following commands is used to show all of the root processes running on a system? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C . The user johnd is removed from the system and all of his data is moved to the /var/archive directory.A username B .In -s /tmp/help.old C .conf D . deleting all of the data in his home directory B. The user johnd is removed from the system and all data in the home directory is moved to the /home/deletedusers directory. The user johnd is removed from the system.A directory or filename Answer: B Question: 626 Page 192 of 217 .old Answer: B Question: 623 Which of the following will happen when the following command is run? userdeI johnd A.In -v /home/joe/help /tmp/help. D. The user johnd is removed from the system while keeping all of the data in his home directory.ps -au root D .psroot B .no_root_squash) In this file.old? A .

it has been determined that IP forwarding is not enabled on the Linux server.It provides the ability to create special characters. In order to correct this.sysctl -n net.sysinit. Answer: C Question: 630 Page 193 of 217 . B .conf initdefault 3 D . The system should boot into multi-user mode with a non-graphical interlace.It disables the function keys.$PATH B .ipv4.echo “1” > /proc/sys/netfipv4/ip_forward D .$EXECUTABLES Answer: A Question: 627 A Linux machine always reboots shortly after the boot loader completes. D . Users can ping the gateway address but cannot access the Internet.inittab id:3:initdefault: C .ipv4.forwarding = 1 Answer: C Question: 629 What does enabling the “dead keys” option during installation do? A . Which of the following commands will enable routing? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 When the command ‘gcc’ is run in a newly created directory. which environmental variable must be modified to correct this problem? A .$PROMPT C .route add IP_FORWARD eth0 B .forwarding = 1 C .inittab id:5:initdefault: B .conf. which file needs to be edited and what is the correct parameter? A .$DISPLAY D .conf.It disables unused keys based on the language option selected.It enables application shortcut keys.conf initdefault 5 Answer: B Question: 628 A Linux server has been configured as a gateway to allow local LAN access to the Internet.eth0. the system returns the error command notfound Alter confirming gcc is installed on the system.sysinit. C . Alter further troubleshooting.sysctl -a net.

mail B . D .sendmail -bd Answer: C Question: 634 Which of the following is used to terminate a hue loop in a BASH shell? A .mailq D .Check the /etc/sysconfig directory.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A telecommunications controller will be installed in a Linux server. C . How can the Linux technician confirm that the device is supported by the Linux distribution? A .Check the /dev directory.elihw Answer: C Question: 635 Page 194 of 217 .showmount e jupiter D .su --single D .done D . B .Check the Linux distribution’s Website.init 1 B .chroot -so C .smtpd C .Check the government’s telecommunications Website.sudo --single Answer: A Question: 633 Which of the following commands allows a user to view undelivered messages on a server using sendmail as the MTA (Mail Transport Agent)? A . Answer: D Question: 631 Which or the following commands lists the rile systems available for the NFS (Network File System) server upiter? A . The model number is available to identify the card.wend C .ls jupiter B .end B .showmount -e jupiter Answer: D Question: 632 Which of the following commands could an administrator use to switch to single-user mode without rebooting the system? A .ls -l jupiter C .

Use is tree to list processes with the highest foreground priority. Which of the following will accomplish this? A .sed s/PC/computer/g instructions B .chown-f B .cat instructions | awk Computer D .Apache D .mkraid --status D .chmod u+wx D .sed -s PC -r computer instructions C . D .cat /proc/ide/raid C .Mozilla Answer: C Page 195 of 217 .Bind B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A user named ‘john’ needs to have read. C . Answer: A Question: 639 Which of the following packages would be selected during installation to provide a Web server? A .chmod 700 C .cat /proc/mdstat B .chown -u +wx Answer: C Question: 636 How could a user substitute all instances of C with omputer in a file named instructions and display the results in the terminal window? A . and execute permissions to the following file: /home/joh n/resume. John currently has read-only permission.Squid C . write.Use ice -I -n 1 to list the process with highest CPU utilization.cat instructions | awk ‘/PC/ print computer’ Answer: A Question: 637 Which of the following commands is used to check the status of a sottware RAID? A .mkraid --verify Answer: A Question: 638 A system is running slowly and the administrator wants to find the process that is using the MOST resources. B . Which of the following commands can be used to add write and execute permissions for him without changing anyone else’s permissions? A .Use op to list processes ranked by CPU utilization.Use obs to list CPU-intensive processes in order.

Which of the following entries in /etc/syslog.auth.err | lpr B .11 D .dig C .nslookup D .err +/dev/lp0 D .dhcpd B .routed C .traceroute Answer: A Question: 644 A Linux technician is installing a new SCSI tape drive.SSH (Secure Shell) C .netsetup D . which of the following commands can be used to find the MAC address of that host? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 640 Which of the following is used to secure http communications? A . Which of the following is the default ID on a SCSI controller card? A-1 B-7 C .Blowfish B .16 Answer: B Page 196 of 217 .conf would BEST accomplish this? A .PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) D .auth.arp B .auth.netconfig Answer: A Question: 642 Company security policy requires that all authentication errors be logged to a printed hard copy. and DNS settings for other devices on a network? A .err -print C . routing.auth.err -/var/log/auth -Ipr Answer: A Question: 643 If the IP address of a host on the network is known.TLS (Transport Layer Security) Answer: D Question: 641 Which of the following services could be used to provide remote configuration of the networking address.

SCSI device C .passwd Page 197 of 217 .pwck C ./dev/usb/auer0 Answer: A Question: 647 A Samba server is not functioning properly.LOOP device D .testparm B .pwd B . Which of the following commands should be run to verify that the configuration is correct? A . Which of the following actions will MOST likely solve this problem? A .Insert a DVD into the drive.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 645 After setup has completed. which of the following device files would likely be used to access it? A . the error “mount: no medium found” is returned. B .smbd --check D . then re-issue the mount command.Create the directory /mnt/dvdrom.ATA device B ./dev/ram0 C ./dev/sda B . C . D .Issue the command “mount /dev/dvdrom /mnt/dvdrom”.smbcheck C .Ensure that /mnt/dvdrom has an entry in /etc/fstab.grpck D ./dev/usb/hd1 D . Answer: D Question: 646 When a USB memory stick is used on a Linux server. After issuing mount /mnt/dvdrom.RAID device Answer: D Question: 649 Which of the following can be used to determine if the entries in /etc/shadow are corrupt? A .chkconfig samba Answer: A Question: 648 The administrator sees this line in /etctrstab: /dev/md0 / ext3 defaults 0 1 Which of the following BEST describes the /dev/mdO device? A . the user decides to test the DVD drive to ensure it was installed properly.

168.168.5 Answer: C Question: 653 When a new Snort system is installed.5 C .5 D .168.0 netmask 255.255. SSH is now no longer accepting connections. where should the system be placed on the network? A . B .5 A . The following entry in /etc/passwd corresponds to this user: repositoryuser:x:502:502::/home/repositoryuser:/bin/fales Upon testing.100.100.There is an entry in /etc/shells for repository user’s shell.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 650 A new user must have local FTP access but not interactive login access.200.SSH to Port 23 and remove the rule C .168.100.168.255. Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .200.Restart the SSH service B .routeadd-net 192.On the network perimeter B .200.200.255. remove the Port 22 rule Answer: D Question: 652 Which of the following commands would ensure thatthe Linux serverwould send packets destined for 192. the administrator added a rule to deny traffic on Port 22.0/25 to 192. Which of the following would resolve this problem? A .255.126 gw 192.There is an entry in /etc/ftpusers for repository user.routeadd-net 192.On the core network router C .From the system console.The repositoryuser is not in the FTP group.255.Remove the rule before it is activated D .128 gw 192. repositoryuser cannot login to the FTP server.5 B .100.255.192 gw 192.0 netmask 255. Which of the following commands can be used to confirm the operating system recognizes the drive ? Page 198 of 217 .0 netmask 255. Answer: B Question: 651 When remotely administering a Linux machine using SSH (Secure Shell).168. D .route 192.168.200.0 netmask 255.100.route 192.168.255.255. C .On an isolated network segment D .192g w 192.160.Near the system administrator’s workstation Answer: A Question: 654 A workstation user is unable to mount a CD-ROM drive.There is no entry in /etc/exports for repository user’s home directory.168.

init B . D .cat mtab | grep cdrom Answer: B Question: 655 A system administrator inherits a Linux system with a 2.The old ipchains module needs to be loaded D . B .Config. The prior administrator did not give the root password to the current administrator. Answer: B Question: 658 Which of the following is the default file name for the ake command? A .Compile as a normal user and install as root.The 2.Use view to edit the password file. Which of the following is the FIRST step the new administrator should do to reset the root password? A .Config.The ipchains package needs to be upgraded C . C .The new kernel was not compiled with ipchains support Answer: D Question: 656 A new administrator is asked to reconfigure a Linux machine. C .Make B .Run a password recovery utility. After upgrading to a 2.4 kernel. Answer: A Question: 657 Which of the following is the BEST security practice for compiling the package from the source? A .Makefile D .make Answer: C Question: 659 Which of the following processes has the lowest PID (Process ID)? A .find cdrom B . B .klogd Page 199 of 217 .cat fstab | grep CD D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .Reinstall the operating system.4 kernel does not support ipchains B .dmesg | grepCD C . D .in C . Which of the following is the likely cause? A .Compile as root and install as a normal user.Compile and install the package as a normal user. the ipchains commands no longer function.Boot to single user mode.Compile and install the package as root.2 kernel.

dhcp Answer: A Question: 664 The /var/log/messages file was deleted and the syslog daemon did not recreate it.The user1 directory has 578 modes.syslogd Answer: A Question: 660 The administrator issues the ‘ls -l/home’ command and sees the following output drwxr-sr-x 2578 578 4096 Jun 13 13:50 userl The output indicates which of the following? A . C.rpc B . mount mountd remount smbmount Answer: A Question: 663 Which of the following protocols is used by NIS? A . D. Which of the following commands would remedy this situation? Page 200 of 217 . Which of the following commands should be used? A.User1 is a. B.1 onto the local mount point called /usr.The userl entry was deleted from /etc/passwd.The userl directory is now owned by user 578. C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C . B .snmp D .kswapd D .ftp C .0. Answer: D Question: 661 Which of the following virtual console sessions does XFree86 use by default? A-1 B-3 C-5 D-7 Answer: D Question: 662 An administrator wishes to mount an NFS (Network File System) export of the directory /usr located on 100. D .

:#ps -aux B .bash_exit B .dig B . Which of the following commands would the administrator run to create a new key? A .:! ps -aux C .:// ps -aux D . Which of the following commands will do this? A .logoff_now C .bash_logout D .~/.~/.make clean | ssh-key Answer: B Question: 666 A user is editing a file in vi and wants to run the command s ux without leaving vi.man -k 5 passwd Page 201 of 217 .man 2 passwd B .cat /dev/random > /var/log/messages Answer: A Question: 665 The administrator discovers that the SSH (Secure Shell) key may have been compromised.man 5 passwd C . BASH reads and executes commands from which of the following files? A .nslookup Answer: B Question: 668 Which of the following commands will display information in the manual page for the passwd file? A .slocate D .syslogd --recreate-file C .touch /var/log/messages B .~/.:cmd ps -aux Answer: B Question: 667 When a login shell exits.logoff_shell Answer: C Which of the following is a popular open source tool that is used for vulnerability assessment? A .logform /var/log/messages D .man-k 2 passwd D .~/.keygen-ssh B .nessus C .ssh-keygen C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .make ssh-key D .

The network card is disabled. The workstation is connected to an unmanaged switch./var D ./dev B .chmod 471 file B .The network card is bad.reiserfs /dev/hda6 D . C . Answer: D Question: 671 Where is the ACPI (Advanced Control and Power Interface) power management dynamic information stored when devis is compiled into the kernel? A .The network card is in promiscuous mode./proc Answer: D Question: 672 The command is -l file is issued.chmod 623 file C . and the result is: -rwxrw---x 5 root wheel 8192 Jan01 21:00 file Which of the following chmod commands corresponds to the current permissions of the file? A . D . Which of the following is MOST likely the problem? A .mkIs. B .mkfs/dev/hda6 B .reiserfs/dev/hda6 C . Which of the following commands tests an entire ext2 file system and repairs errors without user interaction? A .mkIs -reiserts /dev/hda6 Answer: C Question: 670 The user of a Linux workstation reports slow network performance during heavy Web access./usr C .fdisk-V Page 202 of 217 .The network card duplex setting is incorrect.chmod 726 file D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Answer: B Question: 669 Which of the following is a valid command to format a partition as Reiser FS? A .chmod 761 file Answer: D Question: 673 A Linux disk indicates that it has errors.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B .A terminal id B .find /mnt -setuid -ls C .A list of runlevels Answer: D Question: 677 Which of the rollowing packages is needed on a server to allow other Linux workstations to authenticate local users through the server? A .e2fsck-a C .find /mnt -mode s -ls B .lpq -A C .find /mnt -type f -perm -u+s -ls Answer: D Question: 676 The following line is found in /etc/inittab ~ 3:2345:respawn:/sbin/mingetty tty3 ~ What is the meaning of the second field in this conflguratlon line? A .lmapd C .e2fsck -y Answer: D Question: 674 Which of the following commands will allow a Linux administrator to view waiting print jobs for all printers? A .e2fsck-V D .printq -A D .find fmnt -suid -type f -ls D .Samba D .Afiag oroption code D .Atimeoutvaiue C .NFS (Network File System) Answer: A Question: 678 Page 203 of 217 .NIS B .printq -a Answer: A Question: 675 Which of the following commands can be used to display the location of all the setuid regular files on /mnt? A .lpq-a B .

Which of the following sources will BEST confirm that the hardware is supported by the version of Linux being installed? A .Linux distribution Website D .Internet search engine B .org C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A RAID controller is to be installed in Linux as the boot device.www.RAID manufacturer’s Website Answer: C Question: 679 Which of the following commands will create the directory /home/gawd/tools/security regardless of the existence of its parent directories? Page 204 of 217 .linuxdoc.

md -m /home/gawd/tools/security B . steep 60 D . a user with a Swedish keyboard has the English character set loaded..ssh/sshd_config C .vmstat 10.vmstat 10 6 B .mkdir --makepath /home/gawd/tools/security Answer: C Question: 680 Which of the following IRQs is commonly used by /dev/hda? A-3 B-7 C .ssh/sshd_config D .mkdir -m /home/gawd/tools/security C .mkdir -p fhome/gawd/tools/security D .Add enypootLogin to /etc/.Add enyLogin to /root/.14 D .vmstat--time=’1 min’ 10 Answer: A Question: 684 Which of the following commands can be used to ensure that all the files in /home/user and its subdirectories are accessible only by the owner of /home/user? Page 205 of 217 . Which of the following configuration files should be edited to support the specific country keyboard? A .bash_profiles Answer: C Question: 682 How should a Linux administrator prevent the root user from logging in remotely via SSH (Secure Shell)? A .Xmodmap B .vmstat-10-1min C .XF86Config D .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .conf C .Add ermitLogin no to /root/.ssh/sshd_config B . Which of the following commands accomplishes this? A .keyb.Add ermitRootLogin no to /etc/ssh/sshd_config Answer: D Question: 683 The system administrator wishes to view vmstat output once every 10 seconds for the next minute.15 Answer: C Question: 681 After a company-standard installation.

Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .255.chown -R user /home/user Answer: B Question: 685 Which of the following RAID configurations is BEST for a streaming-video server where reliability is NOT important? A .if eth0 subnet 255.ifconfig eth0 netmask 255.255.0 D .chmod 711 /home/user B .RAID 1 C .chmod 744 filename B .RAID 3 D .chmod o+x filename D .echo testing | lpr D .255.0 up B .chmod 755 filename C .lpr -test </dev/zero Answer: C Question: 688 Ping requests to a network gateway fail.RAID 5 Answer: A Question: 686 Which command would set a file’s permissions to the following? rwxr--r-A .255. It is determined that an interface’s subnet mask is incorrect. Which of the following commands would accomplish this A .255.chown user /home/usert/* D . Which of the following commands will correct this issue? A .lpr-P/dev/zero C .ethtool eth0 subnet_mask=255.RAID 0 B .255.255.chmod 700 /home/user C .chmod u=rw filename Answer: A Question: 687 An administrator would like to test a newly installed printer.0 Answer: B Question: 689 Which of the following services is commonly started from xinetd? Page 206 of 217 .0 C .print -check B .ifup eth0 subnet_mask=255.255.

log B .crontab -l C .crontab -e Answer: B Question: 691 In a Linux software RAID 1 array created during the installation process.crontab -v D .Id --reload D .ldupdate C .Use fdisk to repair the partition table.httpd C .find / -daystart -amin 60 -name error.find -name error.smbd B . Answer: D Question: 692 An application is tailing and indicates that the error.sendmail D .log D .fingerd Answer: D Question: 690 Which of the following commands can be used to view a user’s crontab entry? A . C .conf and refresh the dynamic linker’s cache so new programs that need the new library can run.find / -name error.log be found effectively? A . Which of the following will allow the system to boot properly and salvage the information? A .kill -HUP1 Answer: A Question: 694 Page 207 of 217 . How can this tile for the error. D . the technician needs to reload /etc/ld.log C . Which of the following programs should be run? A .cronview B . but no location is provided.Use Disk Druid to repair the array.log Answer: C Question: 693 Alter installing or updating a dynamically linked library.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .log should be viewed. Now the system will not boot. the primary IDE master has a hardware failure.ldconfig B .Run fsck on the faulty drive.find / -n error.so. B .Remove the faulty drive from the system.

smbclient B .The server needs to allow NFS UDP packets. Answer: C Question: 697 If a user wishes to monitor the last three lines of the log file messages. B .640 Answer: A Question: 695 Which of the following tile systems are compatible with a partition that is typed as 82? A .log Answer: B Question: 698 A Linux specialist wants to check which shares are offered by a Windows server.sar -f -s 15 -n 3 messages.watch -f -s 15-n 3 messages.log and update it every 15 seconds.reiserts Answer: C Question: 696 The root user receives a ‘Permission denied’ error message when trying to write files to an NFS (Network File System) mounted directory.log D . Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this error? A .ext3 C .367 D . Which of the following commands is used to perform this task? A .tail -f -s 15 -n 3 messageslog C .The directory needs to be remounted as NFSv3.177 C .follow -f -s 15-n 3 messages. D .The server is not allowing the client to connect.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which of the following settings of the UMASK would cause new files to be created with mode 640? A .showshares Answer: A Question: 699 Page 208 of 217 .listshares D . which of the following commands should be issued? A .The server share needs to specify no_root_squash.log B .swap D .smbserver C .vfat B . C .037 B .

There are too many users.local file. Which of the following commands could be used to uninstall the software? A .rpm.rpm --erase exim D . Answer: C Question: 703 A technician needs to extract the entire archive ‘backup . B .bz2 B .tar.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A Linux administrator has decided to remove a software package called exim.tar xjf backup. Answer: A Question: 702 How would an administrator ensure that the command /usr/local/radius/startrad.tar. B .The system is unpatched.Place the command in the /etc/rc.Copy the command to the /boot directory. C . D . C .Streaming media server Answer: B Question: 701 A Linux server may have vulnerabilities if which of the following occurs? A .Database server D .cfg file.The SSH (Secure Shell) is disabled.Place the command in the /etc/sysconfig/startup.pl was executed atter each reboot? A .bz2’ Which of the following commands will accomplish this? A .uninstall exim C .Place the command in the /etc/rc.rpm --uninstall exim Answer: C Question: 700 A customer requires that the following packages be installed on a server quota raidtools Samba Amanda yp-serv For which of the following purposes is this server MOST likely to be used? A .File server C .boot file.tar xZa backup.The Apache Web server is running.tar.Firewall B .rm -r exim B .bz2 Page 209 of 217 . D .

0 192./dev/ecpl Answer: A Page 210 of 217 .edit /proc/net/netstat B .255.0 0 0.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 C .Last B .3.route remove 192.0 netmask 255.route del -net 192.3.In -h /usr/var/file file2 Answer: B Question: 705 The administrator has added a specific route for 192./dev/prn2 D .166.0 C .In /usr/var/file file2 C .bz2 Answer: A Question: 704 A Linux user wants to create a hard link named ile2 in the current directory that points to /usr/var/file.255.wshow C .255.255.In file2 /usr/var/file B .255./dev/epp2 C .243 Answer: D Question: 706 An administrator is seeking to view the information contained in the wtmp log file.tar xbf backup.0.showtmp D .0.bz2 D .0.168.168.0 255.0 netmask 255.3. Which of the following commands is designed to display the contents of this file in human-readable format? A .route remove -net 192. Which of the following device identifiers needs to be used during configuration? A .168. Which of the following commands can be used? A .1 Genmask 255.168.168.168.255.0.0.0 gw 192.168./dev/lpl B .168.243 0.3.In -h file2 /usr/var/file D .0.255.0 192.255.tar.tar x--bz2 backup.255.1.0 gw 192.1.1.tar.3.1.0/24 to the routing table as shown below: Destination 192.168.1 D .0 Gateway 192.0 0.0 255.displaytmp Answer: A Question: 707 A user wants to set up a parallel port printer on the workstation’s second parallel port.1.255.0 Flags UG U UG Metric 0 0 0 Ref 0 0 0 Use 0 0 0 Iface eth0 eth eth0 Which of the following is a valid method for removing the route? A .

verify <package_name> B . C .Change the Webserver TTL (Time-To-Live) record to 5 minutes. Any down time would have a major impact. Which of the following is the BEST way to minimize the down time? A .limits -t 90 B .[A-Z]% > rpmlist.conf to a lower number C .rpm -V <package_name> C .setlimit-t90 D .text D .rpm -q --dump rpmlist.text Answer: C Question: 710 The DNS administrator needs to change the IP address of the primary Webserver.Notify the domain registrar of the change in advance.Pipe the output to the cat command D . B .text B .ulimit -t 90 C.rpm -qa %-1 . Answer: D Question: 711 A new RPM package returns a large number of errors and has never run successfully. Which of the following is a quick and easy way to do this? A . D .text C .rpmdb --dump rpmlist.Use on the command line Answer: D Page 211 of 217 .Reduce MOG_LEVEL=6 in /etc/syslog.Update /etc/resolv. Which of the following would capture the output for evaluation? A . Which of the following commands should be run as a FIRST step to troubleshooting this problem? A .rpm -q -a sort> rpmlist.diff --rpm <package_name> <installation_file> Answer: B Question: 712 A new shell command generates too much output to read on the screen and does not write to a log file.echo 90 >/proc/me/limits/time Answer: B Question: 709 The system administrator wants to create a list of all of the RPM packages installed on a server in alphabetical order.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 708 Which of the following BASH shell built-in commands can be used to apply a CPU time limit of 90 seconds on the current shell session? A .Change the Webserver PTR record to the new hostname.conf on the Webserver.rpmdb -v <installation_file> D .Run the command as a daemon B .

e2image -j /dev/hda2 C .mvhelp.new .End B .locate --suid D .new D .rpm-Va B .Error Unexpected input “$“ Answer: C Question: 717 The named service needs to be secured.atrrib -h help.new B .GREEN D . and grep has returned an error. Which of the following would BEST accomplish this? Page 212 of 217 .cp help.tune2fs-j /dev/hda2 B .new”? A .e2label -t ext3 /dev/hda2 Answer: A Question: 714 Which of the following commands can be used to hide the file “help.new . Which of the following commands would accomplish this? A .help.find/ -perm -4000 Answer: D Question: 716 A script set to run using /bin/sh has executed a grep command.new Answer: C Question: 715 The system administrator suspects the machine has been compromised and would like to search the system for any setuid programs.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Question: 713 Which of the following commands could be used to convert the ext2 file system on /dev/hda2 to use the ext3 file system? A .BLUE C .mkfs -t ext3 -j /dev/hda2 D .search u+s C .help. If the grep result is analyzed by the following logic: if [ “$?“ = 0 ] then echo BLUE else echo GREEN fi Which of the following will be the scripts output? A .new C .chmod 4000 help.

ifconfig eth0 promisc B .0. D . Which of the following is the problem? A .4. Which of the following DOS utilities would the administrator use to write a diskette image onto a 3.copy B .4.Run named as root.255 . D .The Ethernet cable is faulty.Run named on a non-standard port.ifconfig eth0 unicast C .255. Answer: C Question: 720 After downloading a new Linux distribution for a new installation. Answer: B Question: 718 A technician wants to allow the computer to sniff incoming and outgoing packets on the Ethernet interface.168. the administrator discovers the machine does not have a bootable CD-ROM drive.Change the root directory for the shell.235/26 and a default gateway of 192. C . The workstation cannot ping a second server at 192. C . Which of the following ifconfig commands will do this correctly? A .Run named in UDP mode only.The netmask is wrong and should be changed to 255.168. The administrator has verified that the default gateway setting is correct.168.ifconfig eth0 listenall Answer: A Question: 719 A Linux workstation that has been configured with the IP address of 192.ifconfig eth0 multicast D .3.255.1.Change the root password. B . It can ping a server at 192.128.linload D . D .rawwrite Answer: D Question: 721 Which of the following is the function of the chroot command? A .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A .255. B .Change the root login name.5. B .Run named in a chroot jail. Answer: D Question: 722 Page 213 of 217 .The netmask is wrong and should be changed to 255 .168.The Ethernet card is faulty.250.Change the root application.5” diskette? A .4.xcopy C . C .

/local Answer: C Question: 726 A Linux administrator wants to disable the use of setuid and setgid files for the /var file system./usr B .lilo.find /etc/ntp D .console Answer: B Question: 723 After the LILO configuration file is edited.lilo B . which of the following directories would MOST likely be on a separate partition? A .find *ntp B .loadlin C .Run the command “tune2fs --nosuid /var” C .portmap D ./home D ./var C .conf B .Add an entry to /etc/setuid.Add an entry to the options list in /etc/fstab D .fdisk-mbr Answer: A Question: 724 Which of the following commands can be used to find all instances of files in the /etc directory containing tp in the file name? A .conf Answer: C Question: 727 Page 214 of 217 .Add an entry to the options list in /etc/sysctl.conf D .agetty C .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 Which of the following programs could be used to display a remote login prompt on a serial line or terminal? A . which of the following needs to be done to implement the changes? A .sshd B .find /etcr/* ntp* Answer: D Question: 725 When a file server is installed.find ntp* C . How would this be accomplished? A .

/etc/resolv.jfs B . However./etc/init. an automatic disk check is run and numerous mode errors are reported and corrected.d B .printall = yes C . D .conf C .conf D .anonymous = yes Answer: C Question: 730 A user who is installing Linux inserts the install CD-ROM and then reboots the computer.The user needs to install a Windows driver.ext2 C . C .The computer BIOS has the wrong boot order. Answer: C Question: 731 Which of the following modules is a dependency module for PCMCIA card services? A .guestok = yes D .The MD5 sum is erroneous. After reboot. B . Which of the following file systems was MOST likely used? A .hid Page 215 of 217 ./etc/named./etc/nameserver.users = * B .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 A workstation is unable to browse a Website by name.ext3 D . Which of the following MOST likely caused the problem? A . Which of the following files must be checked to confirm DNS settings? A .The hard drive does not support Linux.conf Answer: B Question: 728 A Linux system is powered down unexpectedly. the computer boots into Windows.ReiserFS Answer: B Question: 729 The following is part of the Samba configuration file: [aprinter] path = /usr/spool/public read only = yes printable = yes Which of the following lines needs to be added to the file to allow print access to everyone? A .

mount /dev/uda1 /mnt/usb D. None of the above. mount /dev/hde1 /mnt/usb Answer: A Question: 736 At boot time. the computer reported that there are problems with inodes and blocks. Answer: C Question: 734 Which access control model uses predefined access privileges control access to a resource? A. C. adm B. MAC B. Predefined access privileges.Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 B . The file system has become corrupt and needs to be repaired. nobody D. The boot sector is corrupt and needs to be replaced. DAC D. B. DAC C. Which of the following is the problem and how is it corrected?roblem and how is it corrected? A. Answer: A Question: 735 Which of the following commands will mount a USB flash drive successfully in Linux? A.tulip C . Page 216 of 217 . RBAC D. Which of the following is the pAt boot time. ntadmin Answer: B Question: 733 Which of the following access control models uses roles to determine access permissions? A. None of the above.parport_pc D . the computer reported that there are problems with inodes and blocks. root C. B.yenta_socket Answer: D Question: 732 Which of the following group-level permissions is needed to create user accounts? A. RBAC C. mount -t usbfs /dev/usb001 /mnt/usb C. MAC B. The partition table has become corrupt and needs to be repaired.

B End of Document Page 217 of 217 .Exam Name: Exam Type: Exam Code: Linux+ CompTIA XK0-002 Total Questions: 736 D. The drive is configured using an improper file system and needs to be reformatted. Answer: A.

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